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MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Say Yes to the Dress

Take a look at a local effort to give people with special needs a special night.

Posted: Fri Jan 12 17:52:01 PST 2018
Updated: Fri Jan 12 17:52:01 PST 2018

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difference. thedecorations...the red carpet .... and what to wear... allcome to mind when it thinking aboutprom... after all, it's an event held only once a year... stand up "part of the prom experience is of course, shopping for the dress." to make the night to shine event even more magical for participants, volunteers provide a cinderella experience. prom dresses are actually donated. volunteers cheer for participants as they model their choices. and carol byrd donates her time in altering dresses if needed. "it gives each participant a chance to feel beautiful because they are all beautiful." from choosing dresses to select from...(nat sound) to seeing the first time smiles in the mirror... all to find the perfect dress.. "are you saying yes to the dress? i am." this will be tabitha roberson's fourth year to attend the prom. "it's been a real blessing to us because she gets to do something she would never get to do." the night to shine prom is more than an event... it's about the joy on the faces of the teens and the adults with special needs. each will be crowned prom king and prom queen.. tabitha roberson's mom is moved tono car tears... "they greet them in, give them a corsage, and it just really makes them feel special for a night. and i thank tim tebow so much because i see what it not just does for my daughter, but there's so many others it affects." in new albany, katrina berry, wtva 9 news sponsored by the tim tebow foundation,540 churches across