Usher Visits Children’s Hospital
DETROIT (AP) _ Bearing gifts and a song, Usher brought a smile to the face of an ailing 7-year-old girl.
The R&B sensation visited Detroit Children’s Hospital on Sunday and paid a special visit to Jasmine Rowe, who suffers from a congenital birth defect that causes fluid to build up in her brain.
``How ya doin’?″ he asked, sitting gently on her bed. ``Can I get a hug?″
Since birth, Jasmine has had more than 40 surgeries to relieve the pressure in her head that produce terrible headaches.
In addition to two roses, the Grammy Award-nominee gave Jasmine a T-shirt he personalized for her. Looking as though he might cry himself, he posed for photographs with Jasmine and her mother.
``These are the days that make you the person that you are,″ Usher said. ``Kids make the world go round.″
Usher current album, ``My Way,″ has sold more than 1 million copies. He’s also had roles in the movies ``The Faculty″ and ``She’s All That.″