By Roxanne McKnight
Kathy Bradshaw, a Mexia High School graduate, formerly of Lake Mexia, distinctly remembers how she became fairy godmother to many a Cinderella who, without Bradshaw’s intervention, could not have gone to “the ball.”
It was 2008, and a Mexia High School girl began weeping as she sat with her two equally glum friends in a Mexia restaurant, realizing that none of the three could attend her upcoming prom because they couldn’t afford a formal dress. Lucky for them, in the adjoining booth sat Bradshaw, whose heart was touched by the tears of the teen.
“Honey, is there anything I can do?” she asked.
When they told Bradshaw their problem, she got their dress sizes and promised to find each a prom dress so they could attend that iconic event.
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