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97-year-old woman who finally gets to attend prom, with the name of honor to queen

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It took some time, but a 97-year-old woman in the us state of Rhode Island finally going to the prom.

Helen Danis, of West Warwick, could not afford to attend her senior prom as a teenager, because they could not afford. The item was something they never checked off her bucket list ‘ — that is, until her granddaughter stepped in.

Helen Danis, 97, finally got to attend the prom for almost 80 years, after they could not afford to live as a student of the high school.
(Julie Huddon)

Danis’ granddaughter Julie Huddon, got permission to take her grandmother to go to the ball of the Pilgrim High School — the school Huddon son lives — on Friday, WJAR reported.

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Huddon told the news outlet that Danis “mentioned a few times about not being able to go to her prom.” And so, complete with a “promposal,” she asked her grandmother to attend the prom with her.

“Will you be my prom queen and go to senior prom with me?” the invitation read.

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The two attended the prom together at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet in Cranston, and had a great time. Danis, in the midst of the dancing and fun that they had, was even the name of the honorary prom queen.

“I feel blessed that I was a part of her memories, and I will always remember you this evening,” Huddon said.

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