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In Photos: Bringing a friend a moment of glee

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Last year, Sophie Sullivan, 9, fell while skiing, and a rupture in an arteriovenous malformation – a tangle of blood vessels in her brain – left her unable to speak or move.

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Sophie is a Glee fan and, after a letter about Sophie’s situation found its way to the TV show, Dot Jones, who plays coach Shannon Beiste – shown with Sophie – flew to Toronto to meet her.

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On Tuesday, they went to a show in Sophie’s honour, put on by her Branksome Hall classmates, that benefited Sick Kids Hospital

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Backstage before the show starts.

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Juliana Costa, performs Stay (by Rihanna) during the talent show.

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Performers are applauded at the conclusion of the talent show.

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Sophie is all smiles as her classmates present her with a bouquet of flowers. Sophie's mom Shannon is right.

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