Photo: Puttin' on the glitz

Rachel Oester puts makeup on Mt. Edgecumbe High School student Miranda Johnson of Pilot Station, Alaska, at the state boarding school in Sitka, Alaska, Friday, April 6, 2012. Oester was one of 25 volunteers with Alaska Air Lines who got the kids ready for the prom. This is the fourth year airlines employees have helped the boarding school students get ready for the prom by fitting dresses, doing makeup for 150 girls and hair for 36 and providing corsages, dresses and tuxes for many more. (AP Photo/Daily Sitka Sentinel, James Poulson)


Tue, 03/28/2017 - 06:29

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Tue, 03/28/2017 - 06:27

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