Taylor Swift Grants Wish of Young Fan Battling Cancer at Sydney Eras Tour

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Taylor Swift and Scarlett Oliver

Taylor Swift just made one little girl's wildest dreams come true.

During the first night of her Eras Tour stop in Sydney, Australia, Swift turned the evening into something 9-year-old fan Scarlett Oliver will never forget.

Scarlett was diagnosed with an aggressive, incurable type of brain cancer in October of last year, with doctors giving her between 12 and 18 months to live. Her step-mom, Natalie Oliver, shared the details of her story to a Taylor Swift group fan page on Facebook prior to the singer's concert on Friday, Feb. 23, where she explained that Scarlett previously asked to meet Swift as her wish granted by the Make a Wish Foundation, though they were told it wasn't possible.

Instead, Scarlett and her step-mom tried their best to get Swift's attention on social media, posting an adorable photo of the child holding a sign that read, "Taylor can I have the 22 hat? Please."

For those who don't know, Swift wears a black hat while singing her hit song "22" to open the Red era of the show. During the song, she walks to the end of the stage and gives the hat to one special fan, and usually bends down to say hello and give the fan a hug, as well.

Since Scarlett had tickets to Friday night's show, her step-mom tried to use the fan base's online community to help spread the word about Scarlett's wish—and the Swifties didn't disappoint.

Someone from Swift's team must have gotten in contact with Scarlett and her family, because the young girl was ultimately given the opportunity to meet Swift at the end of the stage to receive the coveted "22" hat.

In videos of the sweet moment, the "Cruel Summer" songstress can be seen crouching down to give Scarlett a giant hug before placing the hat on her head. Swift also grabbed both of the child's hands to give them a kiss before re-joining her dancers to continue the performance.

"Oh my goodness this makes me so happy," one user celebrated on X after seeing the video. "I'm so happy for her."

"Now I'm crying," someone else gushed over the tear-jerking moment.

"YALL THIS MAKES ME SO HAPPY I SAW THE POST ASKING TAYLOR FOR IT AND ALL OF US TAGGING HER WORKED," another X user added.

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 23: EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO BOOK COVERS A young fan receives a hat from Taylor Swift during her performance at Accor Stadium on February 23, 2024 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Don Arnold/TAS24/[SOURCE] for TAS Rights Management)<p>Don Arnold/TAS24/Getty Images</p>
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 23: EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO BOOK COVERS A young fan receives a hat from Taylor Swift during her performance at Accor Stadium on February 23, 2024 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Don Arnold/TAS24/[SOURCE] for TAS Rights Management)

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Friday night's show was the first of four performances Swift has scheduled for Sydney, after playing three nights in Melbourne last weekend.

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