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A Hospice Patient Couldn’t Make It To A Florence + The Machine Gig So They Threw Her A Private Show

Don't watch without a tissue handy.

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This weekend Florence Welch and Rob Ackroyd from Florence + The Machine performed a private concert for a fan who missed their show due to her illness.

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Nurse practitioner Christie Kremer from Hospice Austin's Christopher House in Texas wrote on Facebook on Saturday that the teen had "cherished" her Florence + The Machine tickets.

She wrote: "All week through set back after set back she asked if she would be able to go. We tried to entertain the idea and it felt so scary and overwhelming for the medical staff and her mother that finally I said no, and my heart broke again."

However, Kremer said the hospice was able to make contact with Florence Welch thanks to a "remarkable team effort on the part of Christopher House and Hospice Austin Staff."

The patient's mother was worried the band wouldn't show up. Kremer wrote: "She kept popping out of the room and checking. And Florence came. And her mom burst into tears of joy at the sight of her and Florence gave her a big hug."

Two videos of the performance the band gave have been uploaded onto the hospice YouTube page. Both videos have over 500,000 views.

This video is pretty much the most heartwarming thing you will see this week.

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The pair both sang "Shake It Out" and "Dog Days Are Over" and at one point Flo praises the teen on her "good harmony". 🙌

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Everyone in the room joins in with the singing too as Florence directs them like an orchestra. It's a wonderful sight.

Kremer thanked Florence + The Machine for the "amazing gift of kindness."