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THE ROCKWOOD FILES: Columnist Recounts Two Proms

NUMEROUS DIFFERENCES FOUND IN EXPERIENCES 22 YEARS APART

Posted: May 15, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Last weekend I went to the prom — but not the kind with all the awkward teenage drama. This one was a “Mom Prom,” a tradition begun several years ago in Michigan by a group of mothers. Women liked the idea so much that the concept spread, and this spring there are more than 40 “Mom Proms” being held across the country, each one raising money for a local nonprofit group.

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Life, Pages 6 on 05/15/2013

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