Ariana Grande Surprises Injured Fans In Lead Up To Manchester Benefit Concert

“This means more to us than all the amazing things people have done this week."

Ariana Grande surprised fans and their families Friday when the 23-year-old singer made an unannounced visit to the hospital in Manchester that is treating dozens of those who were injured in the attack that occurred after her concert in the city on May 22. Grande took a moment before a benefit concert Sunday to deliver messages of love and support, sign autographs and pose for photos at Royal Manchester Children's Hospital. 

Among those who Grande met was 10-year-old Jaden Farrell-Mann, who is currently being treated for shrapnel wounds and fractures to both legs. 

"This means more to us than all the amazing things people have done this week," her father Peter posted on Twitter. 


Grande also spent time with nurses and staff during her visit, and FaceTimed with those who were injured, but have been released from the hospital. 

Adam Harrison told the BBC his daughter, Lily, was "on cloud nine" after meeting with Grande. 

Grande will host a benefit concert - One Love Manchester - this Sunday that will include performances from Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Coldplay and Miley Cyrus. Those who were at the concert the night of the attack were offered free tickets. Standard admission tickets to the event, which will be broadcast live in 50 countries, sold out in less than 20 minutes. 


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