Keeping to his word, University of Georgia senior football player Richard LeCounte, a Riceboro native, met up with his top fan, Destiny Maney at Emory Children’s Hospital last Thursday.
Maney was scheduled to have open heart surgery Friday to repair a small hole she had in her heart.
Maney’s Mom Ashley Maney said Destiny is recovering
“She’s doing amazing,” Mom said Monday morning. “She was beyond thrilled to see Richard. She hugged his neck and he gave her some surprises and she was the happiest girl ever!”
Mom said Maney was hoping to be discharged possibly by Monday evening. She said the Doctors are waiting to make sure she is released when safe to do so.
Destiny has said that Richard LeCounte is her favorite football player.