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Maria Sofia Valim Obituary-Death; Brazilian Influencer, Dies At 19, After Emergency Liver Transplant.

Maria Sofia Valim, a 19-year-old influencer from Brazil, passed away as a result of health issues after receiving an urgent liver transplant.

Her father, Vitor Valim, the mayor of the Brazilian municipality of Caucaia, posted an announcement of her untimely death on Instagram on Saturday.

“It is with the deepest pain and sadness that I inform everyone of the passing of my beloved daughter Sofia,” he wrote in a translated statement. “Unfortunately, her body did not survive. I thank everyone for the prayers and affection dedicated to me and my family in this moment of extreme suffering.”

“I would like to ask for everyone’s understanding at this time of so much pain,” he added in the caption. “Wake and burial ceremonies will be limited to family only.”

Two days before, Vitor had revealed in another Instagram post that Maria Sofia, a law student, had discovered a match for her donor and had undergone the process without any problems.

“After following the legal procedures and joining the liver transplant queue, Sofia was able to find a donor due to the urgency of her case,” her father wrote. “This morning a compatible donor was found and the surgery was carried out successfully. However, the next 48 hours will still be observation so that we can know if Sofia’s body will accept the new organ.”

Maria Sofia included a picture from her attendance at Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour stop in Brazil in one of her last Instagram posts.

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