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Taylor Swift Receives Ripple of Hope Award From Kennedy Center

December 4, 2012 (7:27 am) GMT
The rumored girlfriend of Harry Styles gets recognition for her humanitarian works during a gala hosted by Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights in New York.
Taylor Swift

Fresh off her date with her rumored boyfriend , hangs out with the family of her recent ex-beau Conor Kennedy. She's awarded 2012 Ripple of Hope Award for her humanitarian works at an annual gala hosted by Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights.

The 22-year-old country/pop singer came to the event alone. Looking gorgeous in a gold Oscar de la Renta midi dress with matching peep-toes, she was all smiles as she posed with the Kennedy family members including aunt Rory and Kerry. Her ex-boyfriend was not seen anywhere during the gala.

In addition to taking the stage to collect her humanitarian award, Taylor performed a song live for the star-studded crowd. The blonde stunner strummed her sparkling guitar and delivered a "Red" song called "Starlight", which was inspired by the Kennedy matriarch, Ethel.

The gala took place at Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York. Celebrity guests included , , , , , , Harry Belafonte and 's star Michael Stipe.

, who attended the event with his yoga instructor wife Hilaria Thomas, served as a master of ceremony that evening. "Thank you Kerry for a great night benefitting @rfkcenter And thank you Taylor Swift," the actor tweeted afterwards.

Later in the evening after the gala, Taylor traded her gold outfit with a lace LBD and black ballet flats. Keeping herself warm in a dark coat, the chart-topping artist reportedly made her way to see Harry at 's afterparty after their concert at Madison Square Garden.






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