Good Morning Britain viewers were choked up today when little Ella Chadwick received a special gift for Christmas, after she raised thousands of pounds for sick children.
The 11-year-old, who has undergone over 40 operations due to being born with a rare kidney condition, brought a big smile to the studio as she got a festive surprise from the nation’s favourite fox, Basil Brush!
Her reaction to opening a Disney Princess Jasmine doll on the GMB sofa was absolutely adorable.
Unwrapping the toy, she hugged it, gave Basil a kiss and gasped: “Thank you!”
Viewers couldn’t contain their emotion about the sweet gesture.
One wrote: “Everyone needs Ella Chadwick in their lives. Beautiful little girl!”
A second commented: “How adorable is little Ella Chadwick, beautiful inside and out. What an inspiration @GMB #ellachadwick #gmb #prideofbritain.”
A third added: “Ella Chadwick has just brightened up my day, what a gorgeous, happy, adorable and courageous little girl. @GMB”, while a fourth gushed: “Starting the day off smiling watching the gorgeous Ella Chadwick on @GMB with @benshephard and @kategarraway Merry Christmas all.”
@GMB everyone needs Ella Chadwick in their lives. Beautiful little girl!
— TalkingPoint (@point_talking) December 20, 2018
— Emma Curtis (@Emsjcurtis) December 20, 2018
Ella Chadwick has just brightend up my day, what a gorgeous, happy, adorable and courageous little girl. @GMB
— Gail 🏉💙💛🏆 (@GroovyGail57) December 20, 2018
— Julie Melvin (@JulieMel_SW) December 20, 2018
What a lovely beautiful little girl had me in tears this morning bless her💖
— Beverley Michelle O’Connell (@CatlinOconnell) 20 December 2018
What an amazing your girl I’ve been in tears watching this. Ella u bring so many smiles to people who haven’t smiled in a long time (including me) 😍😍
— Tan-79 (@Tanyaba26971315) 20 December 2018
In October, Ella was given a Child Of Courage award at The Pride Of Britain ceremony after her work for charity.
Ella was born with a rare-kidney disease and endured six years on dialysis before undergoing two kidney transplants.
She has since helped other children battling illness and often writes get well cards to hand out to the kids in the local hospital.
You’re a true hero, Ella.
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