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Sam Benshoof/FOCUS The New York Mills City Hall was filled with special needs prom goers on April 15. This was the eighth year of the event, according to Perham High School DCD instructor Marlette Anderson-Otto.

Special needs prom held in NY Mills

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Roughly 160 high school students and adults with special needs gathered in the New York Mills City Hall Ballroom on April 15 for the annual special needs prom.


Prom goers came from places like Frazee and Staples and everywhere in between, said Marlette Anderson-Otto, DCD instructor at Perham High School who organized the event.

Otto said that area people with disabilities always look forward to the prom.

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