Taylor Swift visits young cancer patient in Omaha

Taylor Swift visits young cancer patient in Omaha

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US singer-songwriter Taylor Swift poses on the red carpet arriving at the BRIT Awards 2013 in London on February 20, 2013. AFP PHOTO / ANDREW COWIE (Photo credit should read ANDREW COWIE/AFP/Getty Images)

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Associated Press

Posted on March 11, 2013 at 7:33 AM

Updated Monday, Mar 11 at 8:51 AM

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Taylor Swift has visited a young cancer patient in Nebraska.
The singer was at Children’s Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha on Saturday to see 10-year-old Lauren Hacker. The fifth-grader at St. Margaret Mary School has cancer.
The Omaha World-Herald reports the meeting was lobbied for on social media. It was later arranged by Lauren’s family and the singer’s representatives.
Swift kicks off her worldwide tour Wednesday in Omaha for her latest album, “Red.”
 

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