The First Lady visited a hospital run by Catholics that provides free care for children. Melania once lived in Milan and spoke to the children in Italian. “I ask that everyone keep these amazing children in your thoughts & prayers,” she said.
A young boy awaiting a heart transplant received good news following a visit with first lady Melania Trump on Wednesday.“Upon landing in Belgium, I learned a young boy and his family who had been waiting for a heart transplant was informed that the hospital has found a donor,” the first lady said in a statement. “I read a book and held hands with this special little one just a few hours ago, and now my own heart is filled with joy over this news.”She later tweeted: “A little boy who I visited today & had been waiting for a heart transplant will be receiving one! #Blessings #Faith.”Trump visited the Bambino Gesu children’s hospital in Rome following an audience with Pope Francis.“The hospital was struck by the timing of it all,” East Wing communications director Stephanie Grisham told CNN.Grisham said the first lady personally wrote a letter to Pope Francis asking to go to the children’s hospital, where both Princess Diana and Mother Theresa have visited. It is the largest pediatric hospital and research center in Europe and it is known as the hospital of the Pope, per its website.