Haleigh Preston ran into her mother’s room in a frenzy in January. Taylor Swift was coming to FedEx Field, not that far from their Havre de Grace home, in July, the day before Haleigh’s 12th birthday.
Could they go?
Her mom, Amber Bodkin, was sympathetic, but it was hard to make a firm plan. Haleigh needed a new liver, and the family didn’t know when she could get one. Haleigh’s doctor at Johns Hopkins Children's Center had put her on the transplant list in December, and now they were waiting.
Nevertheless, this spring Bodkin called around and got tickets donated to them. Swift’s Reputation tour is at FedEx Field on Tuesday and Wednesday.
“I was just freaking out,”...