In memory of her daughter, a Florida mom opens a prom store … where everything is free

Nadege Green May 28, 2019
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Regina Talabert holds up a dress. Nadege Green

In memory of her daughter, a Florida mom opens a prom store … where everything is free

Nadege Green May 28, 2019
Regina Talabert holds up a dress. Nadege Green
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Shopping and preparing for prom night can get expensive. So much so that Regina Talabert, a bus driver in South Miami-Dade, felt compelled to collect more than 100 dresses to create a free prom “store.” She opened the pop-up shop as a tribute to daughter, Noricia, who was shot and killed four months before she could attend her own senior prom.

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