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Students get their Taylor Swift hug

Tuesday, April 27, 2010 – in person on Monday. Swift then even played a mini-concert for students at the Alabama school.

In January, students Ryan Leander and Michael Wekall started a web site, with the expressed purpose of, well, getting a hug from the singer.

In March, Swift, who thought what they were doing was cool, took on the web site, by issuing a challenge - for the students to help an elderly lady across the street and record the postings on their web site.

With that challenge achieved, Swift then challenged the two to creatively add the number 13 (Swift's lucky number) to their good deeds.

On Monday, students gathered for a karaoke performance of You Belong To Me.

Swift greeted the students with a video message and then appeared through the back door live to give the students their hugs. She called her band out, and they also played.

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