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Taylor Swift visits young cancer patient in Omaha

/ 07:49 AM March 11, 2013

Singer Taylor Swift performs onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. AFP FILE PHOTO

OMAHA, Nebraska – 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.

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Swift kicks off her worldwide tour Wednesday in Omaha for her latest album, “Red.”

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