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Lorena Garcia, 17, of Long Beach, selected this (Credit: Tara Conry)

Lorena Garcia, 17, of Long Beach, selected this dress from the hundreds of donated gowns to wear to her senior prom. (April 18, 2013)

Long Beach students get free prom dresses

Female students from Long Beach High School try on donated prom dresses at the Chateau Briand, in Carle Place, which is hosting their prom for free and helped garner the donations.

Long Beach High School senior Alexandra Bilello, 17,
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Long Beach High School senior Alexandra Bilello, 17, gets ready to try on dresses at the prom dress party hosted by the Chateau Briand. (April 18, 2013)

Ashley Martin, 18, a Long Beach High School
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Ashley Martin, 18, a Long Beach High School senior who is still displaced from her Sandy-damaged home, models the prom gown she selected. (April 18, 2013)

Deanna Pullara, 17, of Long Beach, poses in
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Deanna Pullara, 17, of Long Beach, poses in one of the donated gowns as she searches for her senior prom dress. (April 18, 2013)

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Long Beach High School senior Victoria Gallucci, 17,
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Long Beach High School senior Victoria Gallucci, 17, looks at her reflection in a mirror as she tries on gowns at a prom dress party hosted by Chateau Briand. (April 18, 2013)

Long Beach High School seniors choose from hundreds
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Long Beach High School seniors choose from hundreds of new and gently-used dresses to find their prom gowns. (April 18, 2013)

Long Beach High School seniors search for their
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Long Beach High School seniors search for their prom gowns among the racks of donated dresses at an event at the Chateau Briand. (April 18, 2013)

Long Beach High School seniors Brenda Cespedes, 17,
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Long Beach High School seniors Brenda Cespedes, 17, and Khadijah Ndiayi, 17, try on gowns at a prom dress party hosted by the Chateau Briand in Carle Place. (April 18, 2013)

Lorena Garcia, 17, of Long Beach, selected this
(Credit: Tara Conry)

Lorena Garcia, 17, of Long Beach, selected this dress from the hundreds of donated gowns to wear to her senior prom. (April 18, 2013)

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Long Beach High School seniors Roselyn Marte, 17,
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Long Beach High School seniors Roselyn Marte, 17, and Amanda Alexandre, 18, try on an assortment of donated prom dresses in their quest to find the perfect gown. (April 18, 2013)

Long Beach High School seniors browse the jewelry
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Long Beach High School seniors browse the jewelry and other accessories donated by Kiersten’s Jewelry in Holbrook and Frippery, which has stores in Long Beach and Port Washington. (April 18, 2013)

Long Beach High School seniors Cynthia Garay, 18,
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Long Beach High School seniors Cynthia Garay, 18, and Madeline Cabrera, 19, check out shoes donated by Steve Madden as they look for accessories to complement their prom gowns. (April 18, 2013)

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