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Only in America: Leering dads at a high school prom

A Virginia teenager was forced to leave her prom because chaperones were "ogling" her — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A Virginia teenager was booted out of her prom after fathers acting as chaperones complained that her sparkly minidress would "cause the young men at the prom to think impure thoughts." The 17-year-old had made sure the dress met Richmond Homeschool Prom's regulations for length. But she said dads who were "ogling" her as she danced suddenly sent a security guard to escort her out, leaving her in tears.