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David Hill has written for Grantland, New York, McSweeneys, the New Yorker, and the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in New York. He is currently writing a book about his grandmother. You can learn more at davidhillonline.com.
Prom is a big night for many teenagers, full of firsts. First corsage. First big dance. Never mind first time in a limo—with disastrous results.