Taylor Swift helps KC-area fan pay down student loans

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Singer Taylor Swift sent a package and a student loan check to an Overland Park fan, and now the fan’s thank you message is gushing through the swarm of Swift fans on social media.

Rebekah Bortniker received the gift from Swift after she sent her own video to the singer┬áthat featured Swift with her friends and was edited to the theme song of “Friends.”

The gift to Rebekah from Taylor was a clutch purse with the words “New York is my boyfriend”. When she opened it, she found a $1,989 check. It’s the amount of her popular album ‘1989’.

 

Swift also sent Bortniker a painting which read, “BEKS” along with an enclosed note that said: “I’m not a good painter but I think you’re so beautiful and positive, even though you’re dealing with the stress life brings, so I wanted to make you something.”

She was brought to tears. Watch in the Youtube video: