Beaumont teen models prom dress for grandparents while practicing physical distancing

BEAUMONT, Calif. (KABC) -- A teen in the Inland Empire couldn't let a good prom dress go to waste, even if the dance is canceled this year due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.

So she got all dressed up and found a place to go: her grandparents' house.

Annette Barranco, who attends Beaumont High School, says her grandmother always wanted to see her in her prom dress.

She decided to grant that wish.

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Barranco modeled the gorgeous dress for her grandparents outside their window.

She kept her distance because senior citizens are among the most vulnerable to COVID-19.

"It was emotionally really nice to see her reaction," Barranco said.

Barranco is a senior. She says in addition to prom, her grad night and graduation have been canceled, but she understands the importance of doing her part to keep everyone safe.
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