11/29/2011 10:19 am ET

Sweet 16 Party Used To Raise Money For Charities

Traditionally, a "Sweet 16" party is a chance for a young girl to bask in the spotlight and for friends and family to recognize her passage into young adulthood. By choosing to use the occasion to take the spotlight off of themselves and shine it on others, Taylor Lirakis and Alyssa Post showed they have already achieved a high level of maturity.

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