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In homage to Taylor Swift, retirement home residents make ‘Shake it Off’ video

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FILE – In this May 10, 2016 file photo, Taylor Swift accepts the BMI Taylor Swift Award at the 64th annual BMI Pop Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. After Kim Kardashian posted video of a call between Kanye West and Taylor Swift that seems to suggest she knew about the […]

(WCBD) — As Taylor Swift summers in Watch Hill, a group of 50 senior citizens, staff, and grandchildren from a retirement home in New Zealand spent a week making this special tribute to Rhode Island’s most famous resident.

The residents of Julia Wallace Retirement Village posted a video on YouTube, remaking Swift’s hit song “Shake it Off.”

According to the video, the average age of the residents in the video is 82, making for a combined age of more than 4,000 years.

These retirees proved you’re never too old to Shake It Off and have loads of fun.Watch the video:

They also released a video of the making of the music video, including hilarious behind-the-scenes pictures.

So how do the seniors compare with TSwift herself? Watch Swift’s original version of the video and judge for yourself.

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