Gisele Bundchen surprises teenage cancer patient with visit

By Kyle Johnson,

Model Gisele Bundchen recently sprang a surprise visit upon teen Karina Xavier, who has bone cancer.

According to E! News, Bundchen made her visit on Thursday when she hung out with the 15-year-old for the day.

Both Karina and her mother were impressed with the visit, with both going to social media to express their happiness and thanks that the Brazilian model made time for the young girl.

Karina, who is also from Brazil, dreams of one day being a makeup artist and even has her own blog, ChicByKarina, where she writes about makeup and styles. She wrote on her Instagram page, "Guess whose makeup I did today!!!" She also added several pictures of the both Karina and Bundchen with wide smiles on their faces.

According to TV3, Bundchen and Karina have met before a couple years ago at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute during an event.

Karina also wrote of her visit, noting "From the moment you surprised me, until the moment you left, I was so shocked for you being here with me! Thank you so much for taking time off your day to come visit me."

The teen also spoke with MyFoxBoston.com about the unexpected visit from Bundchen where she noted that it "was a great Christmas present" and that they both did each other's makeup.

Photo by Tiago Chediak (http://www.flickr.com/photos/tiagochediak/). [CC-BY-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons


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