Skip To Content
BuzzFeed News Home Reporting To You

Utilizamos cookies, próprios e de terceiros, que o reconhecem e identificam como um usuário único, para garantir a melhor experiência de navegação, personalizar conteúdo e anúncios, e melhorar o desempenho do nosso site e serviços. Esses Cookies nos permitem coletar alguns dados pessoais sobre você, como sua ID exclusiva atribuída ao seu dispositivo, endereço de IP, tipo de dispositivo e navegador, conteúdos visualizados ou outras ações realizadas usando nossos serviços, país e idioma selecionados, entre outros. Para saber mais sobre nossa política de cookies, acesse link.

Caso não concorde com o uso cookies dessa forma, você deverá ajustar as configurações de seu navegador ou deixar de acessar o nosso site e serviços. Ao continuar com a navegação em nosso site, você aceita o uso de cookies.

Taylor Swift Meets Girl With Down Syndrome Who Is Fighting Cancer After Viral Campaign

Victoria Marsh's dream came true thanks to the Dover Police Department.

Posted on June 16, 2015, at 4:36 p.m. ET

Victoria Marsh is a 13-year-old girl from Delaware who loves swimming and Taylor Swift. She also happens to have Down syndrome.

Last year, the teen began experiencing ankle pain. After going to the doctor, the family learned she had osteosarcoma, a form of bone cancer.

Since her diagnosis, Victoria's leg was amputated and she has endured rounds of chemotherapy. But she is inspiring others with her cheerful attitude, including the Dover Police Department.

The department went viral earlier this year after making a parody video for Swift's "Shake It Off." The officers got free tickets to a Swift concert after making the video, and asked Victoria's mom, Karen, if they could give them to her instead.

But the teen was too sick to go to the concert. So, the department decided to work their viral magic once more. They created an online campaign called #swiftawish to try and get Swift to visit Victoria.

View this video on YouTube

Their plan worked. Swift learned about Victoria, and on Saturday made her dream come true.

Karen Marsh

Karen Marsh told BuzzFeed News that Victoria's doctors gave her a special pass to leave the hospital for a few hours, and Swift and her team arranged the meet-up.

Karen Marsh

"It was an incredible and very memorable evening," Marsh said.

Karen Marsh

Swift with Victoria and her older sisters.

After her magical night, Marsh said her daughter was a "very grateful girl."

Karen Marsh

A BuzzFeed News investigation, in partnership with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, based on thousands of documents the government didn't want you to see.