It wasn’t all bad
Bass: Prom queen
Howard McWilliam. Cover photos from AP, Getty (2)
▪Joyce Kevorkian and Jim Bowman were meant to be together. The pair, both 81, dated during their senior year of high school in Illinois, but split up when they went to different colleges. Both married, had children, and lost their partners in recent years. Then late lasowman.
▪Corinne Bass was certain she’d never have a prom. For the past two years, the 18-year-old from Mount Pleasant, Mich., has been battling a rare blood disorder. She underwent a bone marrow transplant in February, a procedure that required her to spend several months in isolatRoaring ’20s outfits and danced the Charleston. “It was better than a normal prom,” says Bass.
▪A Hawaiian waitress is debt-free, thanks to some very generous customers. Cayla Chandara, 22, was chatting with an Australian couple at the Waikiki restaurant where she works when she mentioned how money problems had forced her to drop out of college. Touched opportunity with an open heart,” says Chandara, who now plans to go back to college.
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