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Chrissy Teigen opened up her wallet to a young woman raising funds online to complete beauty school, with the model paying off the effort in one fell swoop. Mercedes Edney says she was in disbelief when the tuition was paid off and got confirmation on Twitter after reaching out to Teigen.

NBC News reports:

Mercedes Edney, who lives in Charlotte, had raised about $300 since she started a crowd-sourcing campaign about a month ago to raise money for her esthetician school tuition.

On Friday, Teigen donated the remaining $5,600 to complete her fundraising goal.

“I’ve seen this be your passion for such a long time now. So excited to see you fulfill your dream,” Teigen wrote in a note that accompanied her donation.

Edney told NBC that an alert to her PayPal account went off when is which she discovered Teigen paid the balance of the goal. Edney tweeted Teigen who responded back last Friday (April 7).

Photo: WENN.com

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