Hailey Roser Meets the Bieber
Justin Bieber is an all right guy.
Musician. Humanitarian. International superstar. Quazillionaire. And kind hearted young man.
In a previous blog I told you about Hailey Roser. She is a five year old Wisconsin girl with stage four brain cancer. She is at Children's Hospital. She sleeps with Bieber blanket. She owns the Bieber music. She wears a Bieber t-shirt. She adores Justin Bieber.
Hailey had a wish to meet the Bieber while he was in town for Sunday's concert. This isn't an easy wish to get fulfilled when you think about the fact that the Make-A-Wish Foundation says a visit from Justin Bieber is a the number one request made by children through their agency..
In the days leading up to Bieber's Milwaukee concert, little Hailey's family launched a Twitter and facebook campaign to get Bieber to come see her in the hospital.
On Saturday they received word that Bieber would come visit her at Children's. The family was ecstatic. Hailey was beside herself. It was going to be a few minutes of relief in what has become a painful and tough life for the little girl.
Sunday dawned bright and beautiful. As the family prepared for Bieber's visit, all hell broke loose at the Azana Salon and Spa. Seven people were shot. As police feared the gunman may have still been on the loose they locked down Froedtert and Children's Hospital. No one could come and no one could go. Not even the Bieber. Not even to visit a very sick little girl.
It looked like Hailey's wish would be crushed when hospital officials came up with a clandestine plan. They loaded Hailey into an ambulance and snuck her out of the hospital and off campus. She rolled up the BMO Harris Bradley Center to a hero's welcome. She was escorted backstage and got to spend some time with her idol.
We're told that Bieber was warm and gracious and kind. As you can see from the photos, little Hailey was thrilled.