OKLAHOMA CITY (RNS) — A red carpet. Friendly paparazzi. Limousine rides.
All of the above greeted the special-needs teens and adults — most clad in tuxedos and fancy dresses, many using wheelchairs — who showed up at the Putnam City Baptist Church on the Friday night (Feb. 9) before Valentine’s Day.
Inside the Southern Baptist church’s sanctuary, a disco ball flashed colorful lights as 504 newly crowned prom kings and queens danced to hits such as “Footloose,” “Don’t Stop Believing” and “Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin.’”
“This is what heaven is going to look like someday. There’s nothing but angels here,” said