Taylor Swift Fan Admits She Considered Skipping Kidney Transplant for Eras Tour Concert

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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 23: EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO BOOK COVERS Taylor Swift performs at Accor Stadium on February 23, 2024 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Don Arnold/TAS24/Getty Images for TAS Rights Management)

We know how loyal Taylor Swift's fanbase is, and one Swiftie nearly missed out on a life-changing medical opportunity just to make it to one of the pop star's concerts.

Luckily, though, she decided against it, admitting that she did, however, contemplate going to the show anyway.

Tamara Gray of Queensland, Australia, was en route to the "Lavender Haze" singer's first Sydney Eras Tour date when she got a call regarding her health.

The 35-year-old mom had been on a register for a kidney transplant, and never expected a donation to become available as she headed to Gold Coast Airport to board a delayed flight to Sydney.

"I got a call from the hospital saying they had a kidney," she said, per the country's 9 News. "I won't lie, there was a split second that I considered saying no [to the kidney], but, you know, I'm not crazy."

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Giving insight into her medical condition, she noted, "I have something called IgA nephropathy, so it's actually an autoimmune disease that attacks my kidneys." She further explained that she spends "15 hours a week predominantly on dialysis."

Ironically, Gray's phone started to ring about ten minutes after her initial scheduled departure, so one can say it was kismet that her flight was delayed—and she agrees.

"Obviously it was meant to be," she said, "Because if I was on that flight, basically I would've missed the call and there's only 30 minutes to answer otherwise they move on to the next recipient."

Although the group of friends she was traveling with still decided to attend the concert, Gray has no hard feelings toward them, and they've promised her that they'll try for another Swift concert with her before the Eras Tour wraps.

"Now that I can travel after I've had a transplant, my friend said 'Well, we'll just go see her in Europe or something'," Gray said.

We're just glad she decided to do what was best for her health, and who knows, maybe if the "Cruel Summer" singer gets wind of the story, she'll do what she can to provide Gray with a special, memorable moment!

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