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Teen gets wish, meets Justin Bieber

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Just like every star struck teenage girl, Laura Monger has the Justin Bieber magazines, she wears the T-shirts.

But the teenage right of passage of actually going to the big show, so easily taken for granted, was going to be tough for her.

"We kept telling her it's sold out," said Laura's mother Kristen. 

The 15-year-old Justin Bieber fanatic has been in and out of the hospital.

But Kristen said her daughter's spirit has never dropped.

"Justin got her through the stay, that he was coming to Jacksonville, that she might see him in concert," she said.

It didn't take long before someone donated her tickets.

"It feels awesome," Laura said.

But for her friend and camp counselor Lauren Fernandez, just going to the show wasn't enough.

She wanted Laura to meet Bieber in person.

"The whole night went perfectly, just seemed like everything was blessed," she said.

Lauren's twin brother Evan started a twitter campaign using #HelpLauraMeetJB.

"It doesn't have to just be a dream," he said. "Let's actually make it happen."

After a couple days, and thousands of Twitter responses, a teenager named Taylor Gorham decided to donate her own Bieber meet-and-greet passes to Laura.

And before the concert, Laura got to live out something she wished for from a hospital bed. 

She met Justin Bieber.

"He hugged me and kissed me on the cheek," she said. "It was awesome."


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