When This Teen Couldn’t Go To Prom, A Cop Buddy Spoke To His Mom To Fix A Heart-racing Surprise

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As Darius Ellis waited at his front door, his heart was in his mouth. There he was, suited, booted and ready for prom, but he was still waiting on a ride. So when a cop pulled up outside the house, he couldn’t believe his eyes.

Image: Facebook/Darius Ellis

Darius Ellis comes from Lakeland, Florida. In early 2017 he was just a regular teen who attended Lakeland Senior High School and was in his senior year. And for him and his peers that meant only one thing was on their minds: prom.

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Image: Facebook/Dagon Leach

During his time at school, Ellis had struck up an unlikely relationship with a local cop, Dagon Leach, who worked as a School Resource Officer on his campus. Most mornings, you could find the pair chatting away in the corridor.

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