Virginia high schoolers make couple with Down syndrome prom king, queen

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BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. – Prom is a night many high school students never forget. They get dressed up, eat a fancy dinner, take a limo ride to the ballroom and dance the night away with friends.

The students at Jefferson Forest High School in Bedford County, Virginia are setting a standard of inclusivity. Their kind gesture is reaching people across the nation.

Taylor Perkins and Zane Walves, who love to groove, had no idea why they were being pulled from the dance floor at the Virginian.

Students had been secretly planning to give the crown to Zane and Anna – who both have Down syndrome – since February, and the moment had finally come.

The king and queen say they feel like movie stars, and are still celebrating.

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