But sick teenager Hana Hwang has now been able to realise one important ambition-to meet her hero, singer Selena Gomez.
The 13-year-old who suffers from progeria, a condition that causes children to age prematurely, was stunn
She faces a daily battle against a rare genetic disorder that means she may never grow up to fulfill her dreams.
when her favourite star visited her in her LA hospital in December.
The sick teen had dreamed about meeting the 'Love You Like A Love Song' singer, and listens to her song 'Who Says' on repeat to give her strength during treatment sessions.
The lyrics 'I'm no beauty queen. I'm just beautiful me. You got every right to a beautiful life,' especially strike a chord with the 13 year old, the hospital said.
The Selena, who was contacted by Ryan Seacrest about her young fan, visited Hana at the Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA).