She said yes to the prom dress.
Abby Gladin, 17, has missed a lot of school in the last ten years.
She’s been in and out of hospitals, undergoing numerous surgeries, as she lives with painful Crohn’s disease.
Still, the Atlanta, Georgia, teen dreams of living a “normal” life, going to school with her friends, and attending prom with her boyfriend.
When Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta learned how important prom was to Abby, hospital officials arranged a special prom dress shopping trip for her.
A chauffeured car picked up the teen at her doctor’s appointment and drove her and her mother, aunt and cousins to a local dress boutique where she could select any dress she wanted — for free.
"I feel so special!" she told 11alive.com.
As Abby searched for the perfect dress — she wanted a red-carpet-worthy dress that would accommodate her colostomy bag — Miss Georgia and Miss Colorado made a surprise visit the shop, lending the teen a crown for a photo.
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