96-year-old WWII vet gets to meet his favorite star: Taylor Swift - Bring Me The News

96-year-old WWII vet gets to meet his favorite star: Taylor Swift

He even got out of his chair to dance when she sang "Shake it Off."
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Cyrus Porter with his favorite musical artist, Taylor Swift.

Cyrus Porter with his favorite musical artist, Taylor Swift.

Cyrus Porter lives in New Madrid, Missouri, is 96 years old, served in World War II – and is a huge, huge Taylor Swift fan.

So what a holiday surprise it was when Swift swung by Porter's home Monday to say hi and perform.

Robert Frye, Porter's grandson, took a bunch of photos for Twitter. As did Caroline Fowler and Chris Porter.

The 27-year-old superstar posed for family photos:

Saw some of Porter's WWII memorabilia:

And performed a sing-along "Shake it Off," which got Porter out of his chair and dancing:

Porter told local TV station KFVS there's nothing else he's into as much as Taylor Swift. He's seen her twice in concert even.

“Yeah, I just enjoy it, I’m getting old," Porter said. "I’m just enjoying everything.”

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