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Children’s National Patient Teaches Sabrina Carpenter How To Floss!

Make sure you grab your dancing shoes because it’s always a party when Sabrina Carpenter visits Seacrest Studios!

Sabrina made her ninth stop at a Seacrest Studio while visiting Children’s National in Washington, D.C. A loud roar of cheering patients and fans welcomed Sabrina to the studio. She was prepared to give tons of hugs, laughs, smiles and encouragement to our patients and families.

As a Ryan Seacrest Foundation Ambassador, Sabrina mentioned that she loves visiting Seacrest Studios because she loves meeting the patients and these visits always brighten her day.

Sabrina shared some fun “secrets” about herself including that she loves to write and draw, that she can’t cook, she would love to learn Japanese, she has never been a babysitter and that she loves to indulge her sweet tooth by tasting a slice of chocolate cake in every city she visits!

Our patients definitely weren’t nervous or star struck as they couldn’t wait for Sabrina to answer their questions! Many patients asked Sabrina how she got her start as an actress, what her favorite part of filming was and whether she was a fan of the original series “Boy Meets World” before she was cast in the Disney Channel show “Girl Meets World.”

 Sabrina expressed her love for musicals and that she hopes to one day be in one! While visiting the patients at Seacrest Studios at Children’s National, Sabrina played a fun game where we asked her to create her own musical by choosing roles including choreographer, director, and even actors and actresses!

While playing the musical game, we learned that Sabrina could do the “The Worm” and that she couldn’t “Floss.” However, Sabrina soon learned how to “Floss” as one awesome fan showed her step-by-step on how to do the dance perfectly. We’re not surprised that Sabrina was able to pick it up so quickly!

Sabrina then gave our patients such inspiring advice about going after their dreams and reminding them to continue to spread positivity everywhere they go.

Thank you so much for visiting us in Seacrest Studios at Children’s National! You were such an inspiration and we can’t wait to see what the future holds for you! We hope to see you soon!

Sabrina Carpenter Makes Her 9th Appearance in Seacrest Studios!

With bright eyes, an ear-to-ear smile and a tucked in Topanga shirt, Sabrina Carpenter entered Seacrest Studios at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital. Sabrina, an ambassador for the Ryan Seacrest Foundation, is a seasoned pro in visits at Seacrest Studios, having visited eight of ten studios across the country.

Patients and families in the studio instantly felt at ease with the actress and musician, jumping right in to the interview with pressing questions.

“Who is your favorite superhero?” one fan intently asked.

After a brief moment we learned the young star is “enamored by all of them, but really likes Spiderman.”

On trend, another patient asked Sabrina her all-time favorite movie. Although it is difficult to name just one, Sabrina narrowed her favorite down to Across the Universe, a musical inspired by the Beatles.

In advice to fans, Sabrina noted you are never too young to follow your passions. At just six years old she began singing, and at age eleven she had her first acting gig on Law and Order SVU. She was hooked. With inspirations like Christina Aguilera in her life Sabrina shared the most important part of her career was her education. To any patients in the hospital with similar aspirations she said, “I was always reading and writing stories, songs and poems, and drawing pictures. Any kind of self-expression is how you separate yourself from everyone else.” Start there, and the rest will fall into place.

Her wise words did not stop there. When you’re on the road, dealing with social media, and far away from home life can get tough; and in the hospital patients and families may experience similar feelings. We asked Sabrina what she does on the cloudier days, and received some advice universal to any situation:

“Take a deep breath and think about the things you are grateful for. Even in moments when you think everything is going wrong, think about the little things. Be grateful for those around you, for waking up, and for the big and small things that put life into perspective.”

Sabrina, we are blessed to have you as an RSF ambassador. Thank you for hopping off a stage in downtown Nashville, and immediately visiting kids in the hospital. You have brightened the day of so many fans in Seacrest Studios, and we could not be more grateful for your giving heart!