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Taylor Swift Stuns Little Girl Burned by Fire Pit Explosion & Recovering in Hospital

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Most of us look forward to the end of winter. With warmer weather upon us, the time has come for campfires and s’mores.

But for one family in Arizona, an fun evening in their front yard turned into a nightmare. In March, the McCunes were sitting beside their homemade fire pit when it unexpectedly exploded.

“We never intended… for this fun night… to turn so tragic,” Lilly McCune commented in an interview. The most heartbreaking part was that their 8-year-old daughter, Isabella, suffered the worst injuries of all.

While her father did sustain burns, little Isabella ended up with third degree burns all over her body. She’s had to undergo multiple surgeries, but she wasn’t able to walk or speak for over two months.

The road ahead is still a long one, and Isabella isn’t able to get out and do much. She can’t even go see her favorite singer in concert.

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However, her injuries didn’t stop her from reaching out to the one and only Taylor Swift. The singer is kicking off her “Reputation” tour in Glendale, Arizona, not too far away from the Arizona Burn Center where Isabella is recovering.



“I heard you were here,” Isabella said. “I wanted to visit you, but maybe you can come and visit me.”

While many in the media have been unkind to the singer in recent times, this hasn’t deterred her from continuing to do what she is well known for — loving on her fans.

Swift showed up to Isabella’s hospital room wearing a yellow gown and a huge smile on her face. “She just was so natural… such a breath of fresh air,” Lilly McCune said of the experience.



The star spent thirty minutes with Isabella and her family. And she didn’t leave without writing a special note in the third grader’s memory book and showering her with all sorts of “Reputation” swag.

“I love Taylor Swift,” Isabella shared. And it seems Swift loves her too.



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What a perfect way to continue her recovery. No doubt this special day has brightened Isabella’s spirits, and motivated her to keep working toward her goals.

The two ended the visit with a hug, and Swift wrote that she “can’t wait to have [Isabella] at a show.” Some might criticize Swift and report this was purely a publicity stunt, but I think the genuine smiles on the McCunes’ faces speak volumes.

With all the chatter and controversy buzzing around some of the lyrics on Swift’s newest album, the singer hasn’t gained the best “reputation.” But her true fans remain loyal, and I know one little girl who can’t wait until the day she can “shake it off” and find a front row seat where I’m sure her favorite star will be glad to see her.

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Sarah Carri is an avid reader and social media guru with a passion for truth and life. Her writing has previously been published in print and online by Focus on the Family and other well known media outlets. Her experience in ministry and Disney entertainment gives her a unique perspective on such topics.
Sarah Carri is an avid reader and social media guru with a passion for truth and life. Her writing has previously been published in print and online by Focus on the Family and other well known media outlets. Her experience in ministry and Disney entertainment gives her a unique perspective on such topics.

Sarah's experience as a successful working stay-at-home mom and business owner has given her the chance to write and research often. She stays up to date on the latest in entertainment and offers her views on celebrity stories based on her wide knowledge of the industry. Her success as a former preschool teacher and licensed daycare provider lend to her know-how on topics relating to parenting and childhood education.

Her thoughts on faith and family issues stem from home life and ministry work. Sarah takes time to attend workshops and classes annually that help her to improve and hone her writing craft. She is a graduate of the Institute of Children's Literature program and her writing has been acclaimed by ACFW and ECPA.
Education
Institute of Children's Literature, Art Institute of Phoenix (Advertising), University of California Irvine (Theater), Snow College (Early Childhood Education)
Location
Arizona
Languages Spoken
English
Topics of Expertise
Entertainment, Faith




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