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Spare Concert Tickets Go to a Deserving Young Fan

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Almost 20,000 people packed the Fargodome for the Taylor Swift Concert Friday night. For many, it's a night to remember... Especially for two young fans.

Thursday night, we first brought you the story of a 10-year-old girl from Bismarck who was willing to hand off her extra Taylor Swift tickets to another deserving fan.

"We're both 10 seats away from Taylor Swift," Caleigh Damm said, with a smile on her face. "And we're next to each other."

If you didn't know them better, you'd think Meg Hepper and Caleigh Damm were longtime friends.

"Same age, same passion," Jane Hepper, Meg's mother, said. "Two little girls going to Taylor Swift, are you kidding?"

But Meg came 200 miles to meet Caleigh face to face for the first time.

"If I gave it to somebody I knew, then it would be kind of meaningless," Meg said.

Because when Meg wanted to give away her spare concert tickets to someone who could truly enjoy, it was Caleigh to whom she was drawn.

"I just listened to Taylor the whole treatment," Caleigh, the 10-year-old brain cancer survivor, said. She says Taylor Swift's music helped get her through radiation.

"Radiation isn't enjoyable, so they said do you have a blanket or something to make it a little more relaxed," Katie Damm, Caleigh's mother, said. "They were going through Cds and she saw Taylor Swift and, right away, that's the one she grabbed.'

Now it's celebrating her survival. The concert falls on the year anniversary Caleigh has been cancer-free.

"It's a really nice treat, too, to be on your year of remission and get invited to the concert," Katie said.

Both families say the night wouldn't have been possible without their daughters.

"I can't put in words how perfect this night's going to be and meeting this family," Jane said.

After all, the two have more in common than you'd think: two little girls with great, big hearts.

"Thank you, Meg," Caleigh said.

A mutual friend on Facebook brought the two families together. The Heppers had a flood of responses after posting to Facebook. But, they say Caleigh the perfect fit. It's also her first concert experience.

The Heppers bought the tickets back in October. They're only ten rows away from the stage.

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