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Gronk surprises fan in the hospital

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Former Arizona Wildcat and New England Patriots superstar, Rob Gronkowski, made a surprise visit to a hospitalized fan on Monday morning.

Lauren Meizo, a 27-year-old with a rare form of muscular dystrophy, posted on Facebook that a visit from Gronkowski would "lift her spirits."

Not long after, the football legend himself walked through her hospital door.

"Gronk made my wish come true," Meizo said in a Facebook post. 

The Patriots fan received her first heart transplant in 2013 and is currently awaiting her second transplant, in addition to a kidney. 

"Mentally, I'm doing fine. I'm not ready to give up yet. I've done this before and I can do it again," Meizo said in an interview with WHDH news. 

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