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With prom season here, we decided to see just how
normal extraordinary some of the brightest stars (and one stylish veteran who remembers her dress all too well) dealt — or didn't — with that fated night. Stars, they really are just like us!
Spoiler alert: These anecdotes are pretty much familiar to anyone, with the so-so date, the limo drama, bad dancing, and a dress no one (no one) likes in retrospect. Though, of course, most of theirs were designer.
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