Too cute. Two of Taylor Swift’s sweetest fans, sisters Sam and Jo, folded 1,989 paper cranes in the hopes that Swift's mom beats cancer.
“Hey Taylor! Sam and Jo here! There’s a Japanese legend that if you fold 1,000 paper cranes you would get one wish,” Sam tells the camera in the adorable video uploaded to YouTube. “For the past three months we have been folding 1,989 paper cranes, or 1989 paper cranes. First, we were going to wish for tickets to your concert but when we found out that your mom was diagnosed with cancer we thought we should wish for her to get better and kick cancer’s butt,” the girls explain, giggling into the camera.
“Oh, and by the way, this is what 1,989 cranes look like,” little Jo adds before their own mom pours the thousand-plus colorful cranes over them.
Earlier this month, Swift — who herself has reached out to many fans suffering from illness — revealed her mom Andrea Swift had been diagnosed with cancer. In an emotional post shared on her Tumblr, the “Shake It Off” singer wrote: “I’m saddened to tell you that my mom has been diagnosed with cancer…I’d like to keep the details of her condition and treatment plans private, but she wanted you to know.”
After Swift announced her mom’s battle, Andrea presented her with the 2015 Academy of Country Music Awards’ Milestone award, where they shared an emotional hug onstage and Andrea recalled stories of her “tangled-haired little girl."
Watch the sweet video above.