Taylor Swift’s Heartfelt Tribute to the Orlando Victims Will Hit You Right in the Feels
Annnnnd Taylor Swift strikes us in the feels yet AGAIN. After surprising a couple at their wedding (and giving them a handmade card), Taylor is using her powers of positivity once more, this time in honor of the Orlando nightclub victims.
Following a brief hiatus (during which she time she was busy causing a stir over her date with Tom Hiddleston), the singer returned to Instagram last night to offer up some beautiful sentiments to the families of the tragic shootings. In true Taylor fashion, she chose to express herself through card, a medium she seems to be all about lately — she’s also collaborating with Papyrus on an entire line for purchase.
Featuring the names of every. single. victim involved, Taylor addressed the card to their families, and captioned the photo, “As you bury your loved ones this week, know that there are millions of us sending you love and our deepest sympathy in the face of this unthinkable and devastating tragedy.”
Awwwww, Tay! You’re seriously the sweetest. *Tear*
We, for one, think this just might be your best handiwork yet.
Are you touched by Taylor’s handiwork? Tell us over @BritandCo!
(Photos via @taylorswift and Frederick M. Brown/Getty)
Back in January, we introduced you to a feel-good cause to inspire your New Year's resolution: a walking challenge to help raise funds for the amazing cancer fighters at The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. I took part in the challenge with the Brit + Co team and ended up walking 105+ miles in January — it was awesome.
This spring, there's a new challenge on the horizon, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Big Climb. The ask: On May 15, 2021, you can step up to take cancer down by committing to climb 1,311 steps, walking 3.2 miles, or doing 440 chair step-ups at home as part of the Big Climb. If you need some motivation to bring movement back into your daily routine — look no further!
As always, it's free to sign up, but climbers are encouraged to set a fundraising goal to help beat cancer. We'll be organizing another Brit + Co team to step up, and I hope you'll join us too! Keep scrolling for a peek at where I'll be completing the challenge in my Los Angeles neighborhood around the hidden Silver Lake Stairs. Happy climbing!
Never underestimate the power of an accountability buddy! I asked my in-laws, my partner, and a few friends to join me so we can keep each other motivated and accountable in completing the challenge — virtual high-fives all around! Also, my dog Fox is a great climber, too.
An aesthetically pleasing backdrop is a huge motivator for me! I'm fortunate to have all sorts of painted steps around my neighborhood to keep the challenge interesting, but you can also keep cool inside with at-home chair step-ups.
Don't forget to share your progress on social — #BigClimb!
Feel free to break the challenge up if you need to by tackling half the distance in the AM and half at sunset. Here's me 1,311 steps later and ready for a break — but, think I earned this one!