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A BU grad student wrote a paper about Kim Kardashian — and she loved it

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Boston University graduate student Christopher Sumlin.

By Globe Staff 

First-year Boston University graduate student Christopher Sumlin was so excited that he aced his first paper of grad school — a case study project on Kim Kardashian West and her Kim Kardashian: Hollywood video game — that he took to Twitter to crow about his accomplishment.

He apparently wasn’t the only one excited about the paper.

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The official Twitter account for the game replied to the post, asking Sumlin for a copy of his paper.

Turns out, Kardashian West loved it, too.

The reality TV star, who has nearly 57 million — yes, million — Twitter followers, re-tweeted Sumlin’s post on Wednesday, adding, “Wow this is so cool!!!”

“My reaction when she tweeted me was so overwhelming,” Sumlin wrote in an e-mail to the Globe.

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Kim Kardashian West.

Sumlin, who is pursuing a master of science in TV producing and management, said he was “deeply surprised and honored for her to have acknowledged my work.”

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“Not only was my grade good on the paper, one of my favorite celebrities acknowledged me,” he wrote. “It was a dream come true.”

Sumlin, a huge fan of “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” said he met Kardashian at a 2015 book signing in Los Angeles, and was elated to see her Twitter acknowledgment two years later.

“Kim Kardashian West is my favorite. I’ll remember this day forever,” Sumlin wrote.