This teenage son took his terminally-ill mother to prom

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  • As any loving mother with cancer would worry, Kerry Huffaker was afraid she would not be able to dance with her son at his wedding. She was diagnosed with stage 4 brain cancer in February, with a less-than-20-month prognosis.

  • Her son, Dylan, surprised her with a box of donuts and a message written in icing that read, "Will you go to prom with me?"

  • Watch this beautiful video to see her response.

  • Huffaker told ABC News, "My reaction was, 'You don't want to go to prom with your old, bald mom. You'll be embarrassed.' And he said, 'No I won't. I'll have the prettiest date there.'"

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