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Taylor Swift's Song "Ronan" Generates $100,000 for Cancer Research

Image courtesy of CMA (via ABC News Radio)
Image courtesy of CMA (via ABC News Radio)

Sales of Taylor Swift 's song, "Ronan," have generated more than $100,000 for The V Foundation for Cancer Research.

Taylor was inspired to write the song after reading the Rockstar Ronan blog, written by Maya Thompson about her late son, Ronan . The boy died just days shy of his fourth birthday in May 2011 after a battle with neuroblastoma cancer.

Taylor gave a songwriting credit on "Ronan" to Maya Thompson, since her writings inspired the song. All of Taylor's proceeds are going to combat childhood cancer. For more information on The V Foundation for Cancer Research, check out JimmyV.org .

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