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Taylor Swift Honors Fallen Marine

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Taylor Swift fallen marine

Aww! Taylor Swift is so sweet!

The award-winning singer and songwriter has reached out to the family of a dead marine by not only sending flowers with a personal note attached (above), but by calling them too!

Sergeant Wade Wilson passed away during combat on May 11 and his friend, Corporal Josh Marreel, decided to ask Swifty via YouTube to honor the deceased. In a video, Marreel told the young star what a huge fan his buddy was and explained:

"This is a shout out to the one and only Taylor Swift. I know you have no idea who I am but this video isn't about me. This is about good buddy, Sgt. Wade D. Wilson, who was killed in action Friday, May 11, 2012 in Afghanistan. Anybody that knew Willy knew that he worshiped you. He even slept with a post of you in between our beds in Afghanistan."

Although it was a shot in the dark, Corporal Marreel's efforts really paid off. On top of the flowers and phone call, Taylor has decided to wear Sgt. Wilson's dog tags in her next music video to show support for military service.

Such a kind gesture! We'll just add this to the long list of reasons that this gurl deserves all the love she gets from the general public.

[Image via WENN.]

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3 comments to “Taylor Swift Honors Fallen Marine”

  1. GreenAlien says – reply to this


    And here I thought I couldn't like her more. Her parents must be insanely proud to have raised such a lovely girl.

  2. Matt says – reply to this


    It says her Grandfather was a Lt. Colonel in the Marine Corps during World War II.

  3. Sana says – reply to this


    WOW!!! Taylor is a real role model and an inspiration for young girls! I'll always support her!! <3 <3