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BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 05: Taylor Swift attends the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 05, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Ogden nurse receives birthday surprise from Taylor Swift

Whitney Hilton received a birthday surprise from Taylor Swift for her honorable work in New York City

By Trent Sell

Taylor Swift superfan, Whitney Hilton got the birthday surprise of a lifetime from her favorite artist. Taylor Swift sent a birthday gift to show her gratitude for Whitney’s selfless work on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic in NY.

Surprise from Taylor Swift

Whitney received a surprise box of gifts, including merch and a handwritten letter from Taylor. Whitney tweeted out the surprise with pictures of herself surrounded by all the gifts. She captioned the tweet…

“I need to PUBLICLY THANK TAYLOR SWIFT @taylorswift & @taylornation13 @treepaine for sending me a box full of Merch & a PERSONALIZED LETTER from Taylor herself for my 30th birthday/for going to NYC to help as a nurse. This was quite literally the BEST DAY OF MY LIFE,” she wrote on Sunday while thanking Swift and her publicist.

Watch Whitney’s reaction video here

Joining the front lines

Whitney Hilton is a nurse from Ogden, Utah working at McKay-Dee Hospital. Like many other medical professionals from the state, she made the trek to Northwell Health’s Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New York to assist on the front line of the Coronavirus. The Long Island Medical Center is one of the country’s hot spots for Covid-19, seeing dozens of deaths a week in April.

You can read about her and the other colleagues from the Intermountain Covid-19 Response team. The team has been sharing blog posts about their experiences in New York.

“This is a humbling experience. I have so much to say but almost too overwhelmed to say it all. New York has been hit HARD,” she wrote. “The people need help, the nurses need help, the doctors need help, everyone needs help. This is crisis mode like I’ve never seen. This is an incredible experience, albeit the hardest thing I’ve ever done AND equally the most rewarding.”

Taylor Swift is no stranger to surprise her fans and outstanding individuals. In March she donated $3000 each to random fans facing financial strugglers from the Coronavirus. She also donated $1 million to relief efforts for the destruction of the recent Nashville tornado.

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