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Even as I’m writing this, I’m crying a little. It’s not fair that this post has to exist. The little girl in the pictures is named Delaney “Laney” Brown. 

Laney is Penn State Berks’ THON child. (For those of you who don’t know what THON is, you can read about it here:  http://thon.org/About/FourDiamondsFund or here  http://thon.org/About/History. ) 

She is eight years old, and she is dying. Laney wants nothing more than to meet Taylor Swift, and we need to try to make that happen. 

I only have 231 followers, so I don’t know how effective this post will be, but if each of you can Facebook or Tweet at Taylor Swift to raise her awareness about this amazing, courageous, and beautiful little girl, I would owe you a huge debt of gratitude. 

Please guys, please, please, please signal boost this. Reblog if you can, reach out to Taylor if you can. This little girl has had such a rough life, but we can make it a little bit better. 

You can check out the Team Laney Facebook for more info here:  https://www.facebook.com/teamlaney7 

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Penn State students raised $13.3 million by staying on their feet for 46 hours

 At their annual dance marathon this weekend, where participants had to stay on their feet for 46 straight hours, PSU students raised a record $13.34 million, with all the proceeds going to the Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital.

Since the dance was founded in 1977, the THON has raised over $100 million for pediatric cancer research and support for the patients’ families. This is the tenth straight year that the fund raising has broken the previous record.

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So incredibly proud of my sister @hailllz for all of the incredible work she has done as a Morale for #THON, raising $13,000,000 for children’s cancer research! #FTK

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THON line dance 2014! 

For those who don’t know, this line dance (incorporating various pop culture/Penn State references) is part of Penn State’s 46 hour dance mara-THON that is the culmination of a year long effort to raise money in the fight against pediatric cancer! Great cause and a really fun weekend. If you want to learn more go to thon.org! For the kids!

THON 2014 has officially begun! Penn State’s 46-hour dance marathon aims to bring awareness for the fight against pediatric cancer. Last year students raised $12,374,034.36 for the Four Diamonds Fund! 

Click here to donate! 

REBLOG! SPREAD THE WORD!!!!!!!!!!!! Let’s help fight cancer! #FTK