Rob Gronkowski is as tough as the come in the NFL. At 6-foot-6 and 260 pounds, the behemoth tight end often requires three tacklers to bring him down and can absorb an amazing amount of punishment. But, behind the tough All Pro football player is a soft heart.

Gronk surprized 27-year-old Lauren Meizo, who is a patient at Brigham and Women’s hospital waiting for a second heart transplant and a kidney transplant. Meizo had put out a video request on social media for Gronk to pay her a visit as she waits surgery. About a week after the video was  posted, Gronk found out about the story and number 87, like he has done so many times, did not disappoint!