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Swift donates tickets to deaf kids after prank

Taylor Swift is giving $10,000 and concert tickets to a Boston school for the deaf after a prank during an online contest promising an on-campus performance by the Grammy-winning singer.

Horace Mann School for the Deaf was disqualified from the contest because many of the votes were from pranksters who thought it would be funny for a school for the deaf to win tickets to a live concert.

Instead, Swift and contest sponsors will donate a combined $50,000 to the school, and VH1’s Save the Music program will donate $10,000 in musical instruments.

Swift says every student at the K-12 school will receive a ticket to her next local concert.

– Associated Press

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