Taylor started taking guitar seriously while still in middle school. She says music made her feel like less of an "outsider."
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At age 11, Taylor sang the national anthem at an NBA game. Like we said, she didn't waste any time when it came to her career.
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Hey, did you know Taylor is divorced? Just kidding! The get-up was for a school play.
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Taylor's parents started helping her with her career at a young age. They had professional head shots taken while she was still in middle school, and later moved to Nashville to help her pursue her love of country music.
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Taylor modeled for Abercrombie and Fitch before she hit it big in music. If you were a young white girl in the early 2000s, this was also known as "living the dream."
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Taylor says her mom, Andrea, is one of the biggest influences in her life. Check out the major family resemblance here.
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Taylor played soccer growing up because of course she did. Here she is posing for her team photo in grade school.
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One of Tay-Tay's first magazine shoots. She might still be embarrassed by her curls, as she keeps her locks pretty straight these days.
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Taylor Swift Biography

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Taylor Swift Quotes

I think it's kind of fun to call out your ex-boyfriends. Like why do this if you're not gonna take the opportunity to always have the last word. It's so much fun.

Taylor Swift

I saw that documentary on Britney Spears, and I feel bad for her—she can't leave her house!

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