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Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 06/27/2011

Justin Bieber delivers on Obama’s promise to meet with daughters of 9/11 victims


Justin Bieber poses with his new fragrance "Someday" during its launch at Macy's in New York last week. (ANDREW KELLY - REUTERS)
When Justin Bieber wasn’t being mobbed by a horde of teenage girls at his perfume launch in New York last Thursday, he was meeting with three girls who lost their fathers on 9/11 — just as President Obama promised he would.

At a May ceremony at Ground Zero, Obama met with 14-year-old Payton Wall, who wrote him to ask if he could set up a meeting with the Biebs.“I know Justin,” the president reportedly said. “Maybe I could set something up.”

Wall had originally written a tweet to the Canadian teen sensation — “Hey! I have an awful life story and without your music I don't know if I could have survived. . . . Do you think I could send you a letter?” — but didn’t get a response.

Wall; her sister, Avery; their friend Madison Robertson, whose father also died on 9/11; and a cardboard cutout of the president met with Bieber, who asked the girls if they were wearing his perfume. “He was really nice and is so cute,” Avery told the NY Post.

This event should finally prove Bieber’s mantra/3D documentary title, “Never say never.”

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