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After a tornado disrupted their lives, high school students go to prom

As the AP reported:

TRENTON, Ga. — The "Cinderella dress" Delana Blevins had so looked forward to wearing to prom just needed a few alterations when the tornadoes ripped through northwest Georgia late last month, blowing it away along with the rest of the tailoring shop. All she found in the rubble was a scrap of beading from the bodice.

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In a May 6, 2011 photo, Marcella Lackey, 18, left, takes a look at handbags as she and her friends, Ashley Thompson, 18, holding her 2-year-old sister Maddie Blevins, and 16-year-old Kristin Thompson, right, finish 'shopping' for prom at Trenton, Ga., City Hall where Rescue Prom has collected prom donations. Lackey's original prom dress disappeared from her aunt's home in a tornado. With their community hobbled by destruction, the prom had to be pushed back two weeks from April 30. The students got their prom, though, thanks to the free dresses from Rescue Prom, and free hairdos and makeup from shops in Chattanooga, just across the state line in Tennessee.

Jenni Girtman / AP

In a May 6, 2011 photo, Delana Blevins, 17, Taylor Barton, 20 Blevins' boyfriend, and Marcella Lackey, 18, work on accessories after choosing a dress in Trenton City Hall where Rescue Prom collected thousands of prom items.

Jenni Girtman / AP

In a May 6, 2011 photo, Marcella Lackey, 18, a junior, gets a couple of opinions in Trenton City Hall where Rescue Prom has collected prom items free to those in need. Lackey's original prom dress disappeared from her aunt's home in a tornado. With their community hobbled by destruction, the prom had to be pushed back two weeks from April 30. The students got their prom, though, thanks to the free dresses from Rescue Prom, and free hairdos and makeup from shops in Chattanooga, just across the state line in Tennessee.

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In this photo taken May 14, 2011, Dade County High School student Delana Blevins gets her hair styled by Jessi Callahan at Alternative Visions Hair Academy in Chattanooga, Tenn. Miss Blevins joined many of her classmates as they received a free hairstyle before going to the prom. T