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US style school proms hit the UK

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Stretch limos, diamond bracelets and black tie - leaving school is now marked by a big, brash "proms party", American-style.

It is the height of the proms season and the BBC Magazine has followed Lucy Warne, 16 and Jess Stubbs, 16, Macclesfield, as they prepared for their ball.

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