07/07/2009 05:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

School For Blind Holds Prom (VIDEO)

The Boston Globe offers a sweet story on a prom held for students at the Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts, the oldest school for young people who are blind in the United States.

"Talking about why prom night was so special," the Globe reported, one student "sounded like any high school senior readying herself for this rite of passage."

"Getting dressed up. Hanging out with friends. Having a last hurrah," she replied.

They danced the night away, too, the Globe notes, with those who could not hear the beat "feeling the music's vibrations through the hall's floorboards."

Read the full article here, watch video below: