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The Joy of Seeing Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’ Tour With My 70-Year-Old Aunt


My Aunt Jan turned 70 this year. To celebrate, her three siblings, including my mom, chipped in to buy her a ticket to see one of her favorite musicians: Taylor Swift. My mom had asked me if I would like to join her, but after I consternated (and ultimately declined), Aunt Jan sent me her own email. “I’ve never been to a rock star concert, so it’s on my bucket list,“ she wrote, followed by, “But I have no one to go with me!” She closed with the kicker: “I’m buying.”
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