Fans Started Hashtag for Taylor Swift to Meet Teen With Cancer


Delaney Clements is one of Taylor Swift’s biggest fans. 

So when the 13-year-old, who’s been facing cancer for five years, began hospice care at her home in Grand Junction, Colorado, fellow “Swifties” came up with a plan. The fandom created the #DelaneyMeetTaylor hashtag to get the pop star’s attention.

It worked.

On Saturday, Swift surprised Delaney with a home visit.

“Literally speechless right now!!!!!” the teen wrote afterwards on Instagram. “My new best friend (as I call her now) made a special stop from going home to Tennessee and surprised me and gave me the best present/hug ever!!”

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