Taylor Swift Writes a Check for $1,989 to Help Superfan Pay Student Loans

Taylor Swift Helps Superfan Pay Student Loans with Check for $1,989
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01/13/2015 AT 02:30 PM EST

Just because Swiftmas is over doesn't mean Taylor Swift is done sending her fans personalized presents.

And one Swiftie may have just gotten the pop star's most generous gift yet: a $1,989 check to help her pay off her student loans.

Rebekah Bortnicker shared her story on Tumblr on Monday: After uploading a video she created casting Swift's celeb gal pals in the intro to Friends, the 1989 artist responded with a telltale Emoji.

A FedEx (er, Swift-Ex) package arrived at her door, containing a handwritten letter, Polaroids, assorted gifts and the check.





"I have nothing to say!" a tearful Rebekah cried after opening the box. "Oh my god!"

Later, she was a little more composed – but just as grateful.

"I know I've said it so many times already but thank you, thank you, thank you, from the bottom of my heart. Never in a million years did I ever imagine this happening to me," she wrote on Tumblr. "I am so honored and so thankful to call myself a fan, to have supported you all of these years because you are truly the most amazing, genuine, and selfless person. ... I can't wait to see you on tour and thank you a 1,989 more times."



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