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Taylor Swift gets award from Michelle Obama for her activism

APR 2, 2012 – Taylor Swift received a Big Help Award from Michelle Obama on Nickleodeon's Kids' Choice Award show this weekend, and was "freaking out" when she took the award from the first lady she remarked at the podium. Taylor received the award for her extensive activism and charity work, such as helping tornado and flood victims, libraries, children's charities and even combating bullying to name just a little of the work she has done. She was also awarded for her ability to inspire her fans to make a difference.

The Big Help is an initiative by Nickleodeon to be a hub for kids to connect and get involved with service work such as donating clothes or raising funds for a charity. Their website says "Service is all about giving your time to others."  The kids can collect points and earn stuff like a cool avatar or a virtual kitty. Check out The Big Help here.  Watch the video of Taylor receiving the award from Michelle Obama below.

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