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Taylor Swift sings surprise song at Minneapolis show after fan's post honoring late brother goes viral

Taylor Swift sings surprise song at U.S. Bank Stadium after fan's post honoring late brother goes vi
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MINNEAPOLIS -- A Taylor Swift fan says she can't "even fathom" what happened during the Saturday night show in downtown Minneapolis.

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Kaitlyn Iannantuoni has been a fan of Swift since 2006, when the singer was still an opening act. She even got to meet Swift in 2008, so attending the Eras Tour was no exception.

"I love Taylor. I've gone to multiple shows every tour," Kaitlyn said. "I've truly always loved her and I've always felt so connected to her."

Even though Kaitlyn is from Chicago, which did have one of Swift's tour stops, she wanted to see the concert in Minneapolis, and to be in the same room with the singer specifically on June 24.

"Usually this day is really, really hard for me," Kaitlyn said. "I try to make the best of it, but it's a really emotional day."

Her older brother, Brian, died in a car crash five years ago on June 24. She posted a tweet, tagging Taylor Swift, requesting that she sing "Daylight" as one of her surprise songs on Saturday in honor of her brother.

The Twitter post went viral and has been seen over 1.2 million times.

Swift delivered, making "Daylight" her second surprise song of the night. Kaitlyn fell to her knees in the stadium, sobbing, as soon as she heard it.

"It just meant so much to me. I think the message in that song is just so positive: life is hard, but you can get through it," she said.

The song "Daylight" has helped Kaitlyn grieve and cope over the years. She even got one of the lyrics tattooed on her arm: "Step into the daylight and let it go."

For her, hearing this song, on this date, was fate.

"This was just 100% proof that [Brian] is there for me, even if I can't see him," Kaitlyn said.

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Swift on Sunday thanked fans following the two nights of shows, calling the Minneapolis crowds "some of the most generous."

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