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high school dances are a roller coaster of emotion. a clumsy first stab at glamour and adulthood often backfires, resulting in a sobbing, mascara-streaked tantrum. on occasion, though, youthful anxiousness can transcend the drama. a moment of magic arrives, passed down from the lives of untold others into the life of a scared and inexperienced over-dressed child, and the special potential of the unsunned future briefly comes into view. Copyright Statesman Journal.