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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Taylor Swift has visited a young cancer patient in Nebraska.

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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.

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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."