On Friday, Northview Church and the Tim Tebow Foundation came together to host a night that was filled with many smiles and dancing.
They're even crowned king or queen of the prom.
The magical prom experience is made possible through the outpouring of support from the community and volunteers and gives people living with special needs a chance to shine brighter than usual.
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He also offered his condolences to the Boushie family. "It's just so intensely deep", she said. Now, though, she said she has come to take pride in her heritage and identity.
"First year we had 56 guests, last year 111 and over 220 this year", Hill said.
And just like the 400 other volunteers, Martinez hopes she helped make it a night to remember for everyone.
For several local special needs individuals, Friday was their "Night to Shine".
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The Yale University-trained painter was known for his previous work depicting African-Americans in the style of Old Masters paintings.
Sapp said there's over 540 churches worldwide that belong to the Night to Shine movement. "To see them light up like they do, it's a blessing", Cox said.
Tim Tebow, the former NFL quarterback and current minor league baseball player whose foundation organized the event, shared a few highlights from the "Night to Shine" locations he attended in Peru and Guatemala.
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