Girl battling leukemia gets gift from Taylor Swift

ARIZONA--An Arizona girl battling cancer got an amazing gift from her favorite pop star.

Taylor Swift made a massive $50,000 donation to Naomi OakesGoFundMe account to help pay for her medical expenses.

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“It means a lot it means the whole world to me,” said Naomi. “I was thinking ‘oh my goodness my favorite singer knows who I am and she just donated me money’ it was a spectacular feeling it was awesome.”

The 11-year-old was diagnosed with an aggressive form of Leukemia after receiving a biopsy back on June 25.

Doctors say she will have to be in the hospital for six to nine months.

Swift also included a message of encouragement that lifted the spirits of the young fan after Naomi found out she would not be able to attend Swift’s concert because she’ll still be undergoing treatment.

“Knowing that Taylor Swift knows who I am is really amazing and crazy,” said Naomi. “She said that she was sorry that I had to miss the concert and that there will always more and right now I just need to focus on getting better.”
 
Naomi first caught the singer’s attention when her aunt posted a video of Naomi singing along to Swifts’ hit “Bad Blood,” which has become the girl’s fight song in her battle.

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