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Baltimore High School Names First Transgender Prom Queen

"It was my day," said Destiny Hartis, 20, who attended the prom with her cousin, Kerstin Jones, in a long blue dress. "I was going to win."

Hartis, a student at Digital Harbor High School in Baltimore, was the school's first transgender student in faculty memory to walk away with the prom queen's crown and sash.

Toni Bruce, Hartis' former cheerleading coach, said Hartis is "always one to handle herself with pride and dignity, no matter what's going on around her. I've been with this student since the 9th grade and now to see all that she's accomplished, it's inspiration even to me."

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