Taylor Swift Helps Lucky Fan Pay Off Her Student Loans

Taylor Swift Just Helped This Lucky Fan Pay Off Her Student Loans

Taylor Swift just took #taylurking to a whole new level of awesome.

Swift, who has a reputation for being super-generous with her fans, just helped one Swiftie pay her student loans.

Rebekah Bortniker made a video mashup showing Swift having a blast with all her friends and set it to the "Friends" theme song, "I'll Be There For You."

Swift noticed, and just like that, she was there for Bortniker. The singer sent her bodyguard to Bortniker's home to deliver a FedEx box with the "Fed" crossed out and "SWIFT" written in.

Bortniker sent out images of the gifts on social media:

The package included a watercolor -- painted by Tay, of course.

"I really really really really hope you like it," Swift wrote in a card inside the package. "I'm not a good painter but I think you're so beautiful and positive, even though you're dealing with the stress life brings, so I wanted to make you something."

The package also included a Polaroid photo, a necklace with a note that said "was mine, now yours" and a "New York Is My Boyfriend" pouch. Attached to the the pouch was another note: "Rebekah, now you're $1989 closer to paying off those student loans."

The $1,989 is of course a reference to Swift's smash album, "1989."

"I love the video you made of me and my friends and your text posts always crack me up or make me think," Swift wrote in the card.

An excited Bortniker posted a video of her opening the package and wrote multiple thank-you messages on Tumblr, including this one:

I was so nervous I couldn’t even read the letter and totally butchered it. I was just in such shock that Taylor had taken her time to think about me and send me something. I still don’t think I’ve really processed it all, I feel like I’m just in this crazy dream. I couldn’t even form words when I opened everything, luckily my mom took a minute to thank Taylor for me.

Taylor, thank you, thank you, thank you. I know I’ve said it and I’ll probably say it a million more times because this means more to me than you could imagine, I love you!

"I love you so much," Swift responded.

Bortniker's Swift encounter led to sudden fame on social media. A licensing company even contacted Bortniker to see if she was interested in charging a fee to news organizations hoping to use the video.

Her response was priceless:

So here's her video, still free to all on YouTube:

"I’m exhausted and I need to sleep but I don’t want to sleep," Bortniker wrote on Tumblr. "I just want to keep reading my card and staring at my painting and the Polaroid."

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At The 2014 Billboard Women In Music Luncheon
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The laser-cut skirt is EVERYTHING.
At The 2014 KIIS FM's Jingle Ball
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At The 2014 KIIS FM's Jingle Ball
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Tay looks festive in this black sequin two-piece.
In New York City
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Prada bag? Check. Gorgeous oversized blue coat? Check. Perfect winter style? Check.
In New York City
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That outfit is all about the plaid coat.
At The American Music Awards
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A sleek and sexy Michael Kors gown is the quintessential minimalist dress.
In New York City
Tay took a cue from Blake Lively and rocked a gorgeous blanket coat.
In New York City
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Those tights, though!
At "Good Morning America"
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She looks like a Faberge egg, in the best way of course.
At The We Can Survive Concert
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High-waisted shorts have never looked so good.
At The 2014 MTV Video Music Awards
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At "The Giver" Premiere
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Simple elegance at its finest.
At The Teen Choice Awards
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Tay keeps rocking two-pieces like it ain't no thang.
In New York City
We love everything about this peach ensemble. That loose t-shirt belongs in our wardrobe.
At The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show
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Angels? What angels? Tay stole the show in this lace number.
In New York City
Tay kills it in a floral jumpsuit and a dainty purse.
In New York City
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Pastel separates will be huge next year.
At The Met Gala
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Bringing the drama to the red carpet!
At The Academy of Country Music Awards
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A thigh-high slit gives this monochrome ensemble a much-needed edge.
At The Vanity Fair Oscar Party
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She could totally fit right in on "Dynasty."
At The Grammy Awards
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One of our favourite looks of the year.
At The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show After Party
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It's all about that leg.

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