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Prom Dress Swap Saves Money

Josie Birchmier, center, gets help from Lisa Galster-Gilder, as Ashley Bull, left to right, Kaye Girard and Blazie Gilder during a prom dress swap Saturday at Troy High School. (Moscow-Pullman Daily News photo: Dean Hare)

Weight bars and exercise equipment provided hanging space for dozens of dresses Saturday, while mirrors gave girls a chance to see how they fit in the weight room of Troy High School on Saturday. It was a strange juxtaposition, but one that seemed to work for the school's inaugural prom dress exchange.“A lot of the dresses came from past students who went to school here, and there are some from students currently in school,” said Troy High School senior Ashley Bull, who organized the event for her senior project with her mentor, Rhonda Case.Bull said Case, who has bought more prom dresses than she likes to think about, helped her come up with the idea/Bill McKee, Moscow-Pullman Daily News. More here.

Question: How many prom dresses have you had to buy from your daughter(s)?

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