In a conversation with Katy Perry before dinner at Saturday’s benefit for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, the pop superstar’s eyes filled with tears as she recalled a December visit to the hospital when she learned about its music therapy program.
There, in the neonatal intensive care unit, she met a mother cradling her infant, who was struggling to survive.
“She had written a song about bringing her baby home,” Perry said as she told the story. “I can barely speak about it because I was so moved. I want to tell this story on stage tonight, but I hope I don’t cry.”
More than 1,200 guests filled the Event Deck at L.A....