Pharrell’s hit single “Happy” is the gift that keeps on giving.

 

Even though it’s been a afew years since the track took over the globe, the song still resonates with many today.

 

One example of that is in 8 year old Reef Carneson from Cincinnati, OH, who suffers from acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Having been diagnosed at one year old, it has been a dream of Reef to meet one of his favorite artists.

 

A call from Milk Tyson to Pharrell allowed Reef to Facetime with Pharrell. As one to always go above and beyond, Pharrell then invited the young fan and his family to his show in Philadelphia.

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Williams even paid for the trip of the family, putting them in a luxery hotel and also providing them with backstage passes.

 

On top of that, Reef got the opportunity to join Pharrell onstage and sing “Happy” with him in front of a crowd of thousands.

 

Check out the cute video here.

 

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About The Author Samantha Callender

Samantha Callender is a multimedia journalist whose work ranges from entertainment journalism to pieces highlighting social issues in multicultural communities. Samantha strives to find intersects between entertainment and social matters, believing that pop culture has the power to not only entertain the masses, but to educate them as well. Her goal when storytelling is to write pieces that serve as a catalyst to prompt dialogue and activism. Her work can be seen on VIBE, The Source, Jet Magazine, The Root, and Cosmopolitan Magazine.

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