After this girl was bullied into skipping prom, her community banded together to make it up to her.
According to Inside Edition, 16-year-old Shannon Purcifer was all set to go to prom in a $600 dress she’d purchased specifically for the event. However, her classmates bullied her incessantly for the illnesses she suffers, which include bowel disease, ulcerative colitis, and arthritis, and made her skip it.
However, after her mother posted a photo of Shannon wearing her unused prom dress on Facebook, the post went viral, and strangers gathered together to throw Shannon her own special prom.
Watch the video above to learn more!