INSPIRATIONAL: Swift’s date too sick to go

Cancer-stricken N.J. teen to miss date with Taylor Swift
By Steve Wood, (Cherry Hill, N.J.) Courier-Post
Updated 1h 48m ago

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CHERRY HILL, N.J. – In his second bout with cancer, 18-year-old Kevin McGuire won over the Internet and Taylor Swift.

Now the fickle fight will keep the high school senior from Stratford, N.J., from accompanying the superstar to Sunday night’s Academy of Country Music Awards.

Hours after being in “great spirits” Thursday, and a day before his planned departure to Las Vegas for the show, McGuire was dealt a 103-degree fever and taken to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, according to his mother, Vicki McGuire.

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I can’t think of a more polite way to say: “Boy, does that suck.”

Hope he gets a replacement date from Ms. Swift. (I’d expect so since she’s one sharp kookie.)

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