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High School Girl Asks Friend to Prom With Help from Jets

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    no description (Published Wednesday, March 25, 2015)

    This was one touchdown of a promposal — with the help of the New York Jets.

    Sarah Kardonsky of Division Avenue High School in Levittown, New York, asked a friend, Michael Pagano, to prom with a video proposal that featured some special guests. Several Jets players, including cornerback Antonio Cromartie and running back Bilal Powell, are in the 30-second video individually asking Pagano if he'll go to prom with Kardonsky.

    Wide receiver Chris Owusu even leans into the camera and whispers some advice: "Say yes!"

    Kardonsky, who posted the video on her Facebook page, presented the Jets-filled proposal to Pagano — wearing a No. 24 Darrelle Revis jersey — in class to cheers from other classmates.

    And, of course: Pagano said yes.

    Pagano, who has autism, is a huge Jets fan and Kardonsky wanted to do something special to ask him. She told NBC 4 New York she reached out to the players on Instagram, and the players responded with their videos through email and Instagram's direct message feature. 

    Kardonsky says Pagano initially asked her to the prom, but she already had a date — another friend. She felt bad and knew the other guy would have no issues finding another date, so she asked if he'd be OK with her taking Pagano instead.

    The prom will be held June 12.