10-year-old with cancer gets special prom surprise

MARION, AR (WMC) - A 10-year-old girl in Marion got a special surprise when she was crowned Prom Princess at Marion High School's prom Saturday.

Abi Blankenship, who is battling Ewing's sarcoma, was surprised with a chance to go to prom with family friend Ales Dostal, according to Patriot Expressions--the school's newspaper.

Dostal planned the perfect promposal to help Abi have her dream night, complete with a castle and flowers.

Abi's mother Jamie Swain called the experience "a very selfless act of kindness."

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