Taylor Swift Responds, Invites NJ Teen to ACM Awards

Swift could not attend the prom, but has invited McGuire to the ACM Awards

A South New Jersey teen battling Leukemia was hoping to make a dream come true by taking country music star Taylor Swift as his date to his June prom. Unfortunately, the pop singer won't be able to make it, so she's invited him to be her date to the Academy of Country Music awards show instead.

It all started when Kevin McGuire, a senior at Sterling High School in Somerdale, N.J., asked the mega superstar through his Facebook campaign to his prom on June 1, which happens to be the same day as his birthday. Tens of thousands of people have subscribed to his page offering support.

His sister, Victoria, who set up the page, hoped that Swift would see it and accept the invitation.

Swift, a Berks County native, did see it.

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