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didn want to keep it, but I didn want it to be thrown away either, Watt said. Thanks to the NDG Community Council upcoming Notre Prom de Gr event, Watt now plans to pass it on for another young woman to wear.

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The community group enlisted two interior design students to give their office a boutique feel. A seamstress and fashion designer will make free alterations, and a photographer will take free portraits.

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When some parents have told Sweeney that they have enough money for a dress, she said she told them to come and pick out a free dress, then donate the money they would canada goose outlet authentic have spent to a community group.

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