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Teenage Beyonce Fan Ebony Banks Dies Four Days After Getting a Call From Her on FaceTime

by Antoinette Bueno 8:02 AM PDT, March 27, 2017
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Ebony Banks, the fan Beyonce FaceTimed last Wednesday after hearing about her battle with cancer, has died.

Banks died on Sunday, March 26, her high school -- Alief Hastings High School in Houston, Texas -- confirmed on Twitter. Students from the school held candlelight vigils to honor her.

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Last week, Banks' family and friends started a campaign on her behalf, in an effort to reach out to Beyonce to speak with the teenager, who spent the last year in the hospital after being diagnosed with stage four cancer. After learning about Banks, Beyonce made her dream come true and contacted her via Facetime.

"I love you," Beyonce says in a short video of their conversation.

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Watch the video below for more on their touching meeting just four days before Banks' death.

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