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VIDEO: A Kid Takes His Great-Grandmother to the Prom...Because She Never Got to Go to Hers

 

 

Austin Dennison is a handsome 19-year-old senior at Parkway High School in Rockford, Ohio. He's an Eagle Scout...a volunteer firefighter...played football, baseball, and basketball...and even played in the school band.

He also just had his senior prom...and he could have taken any date he wanted.  But instead of asking some girl from school...he decided to take his 89-year-old GREAT-GRANDMOTHER.

Her name is Delores Dennison, and she grew up in West Virginia. She never graduated high school because times were tough...so she never went to the prom.  But Austin wanted to help her experience it. He says, quote, "I respect my elders greatly. They have a great influence on my life. To be able to sit down and talk to them and learn from them and their experiences is a great thing."

So he took her to dinner at Bob Evans, and they headed to the prom for photos and dancing. They got a standing ovation, and the DJ even played the FRANK SINATRA song "Dolores" ...which Delores's husband sang to her when he was alive.

Austin even got her home by 9:00 P.M...which is actually later than Delores usually stays up.

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