Teen Invites Grandfather To Prom In What Is Probably The Most Adorable Act Ever

15/04/2015 10:01 BST | Updated 15/04/2015 10:59 BST

It was her first high school prom at Albertville High School in Alabama.

But rather than inviting any old boy from her class, Joy Webb had other plans - she asked her 80-year-old grandfather James Drain to go with her.

*Heart melts*


Webb decided to invite her rather unconventional date after hearing that her grandfather - who they fondly refer to as 'Papa' - didn't get the chance to attend prom when he was younger.

The kind teen wanted to share the experience with him because he is a man who brings "nothing but happiness to the family".

Webb told WHNT News: "My family is everything to me and I love him so much. It's just, like, really special to me because I know not many people get to do that."

The pair turned up to the school prom in a horse-drawn carriage. Webb looked stunning in a blue, floor-length gown, while her grandfather wore a tuxedo with a blue bow tie to match his date.

And with a tear in his eye, Webb's grandfather Papa revealed that it was a night of firsts for him. "This is my first appearance in a tuxedo," he said proudly.

As their carriage pulled away to take them to prom, Webb added: "This is my prince for the night."

Aren't they the cutest?


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