Frat Brothers Brighten Hospital Room For Brave Little Girl
Twelve-year-old Lexi Brown has cancer, and she recently spent some time at the Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA in California. Her hospital room faced one of the massive frat houses on UCLA’s fraternity row. To pass the time and have a little fun, Lexi and her mom put a sign in the window asking for a pizza delivery, not thinking it would lead to something so incredible.
Twelve-year-old Lexi Brown has a sarcoma, and the cancer has spread to her lungs. She was recently airlifted to the Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA in California.
Lexi’s hospital window faced the Sigma Alpha Epsilon frat house on UCLA’s fraternity row. When the brothers heard about Lexi’s delicious request, they decided to walk over with a pizza. They also brought a dozen red roses and a guitar.
The brothers began visiting Lexi on a regular basis. Some nights, the hospital would break its visitation rules to allow them to stay with Lexi until midnight. They brought gifts, they played games, and they forged an incredible bond.
Every year, the fraternity decorates the SAE frat house for the holidays. This year, the brothers surprised Lexi by putting her name in lights on the roof of their house. They added purple lights to match her favorite color, and a flashing,
Lexi is back home fighting her battle with cancer, but the brothers plan on keeping the lights hung through the holiday season.