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04/28/2014 03:21 pm ET | Updated Apr 29, 2014

Paralyzed Hockey Player Takes ESPN Host To Prom, Pretty Much Ensures He's Too Cool For School

It was a very special prom night for Jack Jablonski.

The teen, who was paralyzed during a hockey game in late 2011, asked ESPN2 host Michelle Beadle to attend his high school dance with him during a radio interview in March -- and she said "yes."

So, on April 25, Beadle flew to Minnesota to meet Jablonski for his senior prom the next evening.

#promselfie @Jabs_13 pic.twitter.com/UbX2xgj8L0

— Michelle Beadle (@MichelleDBeadle) April 26, 2014

Beadle dined with Jablonski's family before the big event on Saturday, and even rode a school bus to Benilde-St. Margaret's dance with fellow prom-goers.

Last tweet before we head in, @Jabs_13. #whathappensatprom pic.twitter.com/1TGsa8lQAa

— Michelle Beadle (@MichelleDBeadle) April 26, 2014

Apparently, the school made an exception so the 38-year-old sports reporter could attend.

"I’m happy that the school actually allowed me because I know they’re very, they’ve got some really good rules here. And, so it’ll be fun. I get to go on a school bus. Hello, it’s going to make me young again," Beadle told local CBS affiliate WCCO.

It seems Jablonski had a great evening with his special prom date:

@MichelleDBeadle thank you so much for going out of your way and making my senior prom! Can't thank you enough! You're the best!

— Jack Jablonski (@Jabs_13) April 27, 2014

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