Today’s highly interesting read (05/24/18): The Evolving American Prom

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Prom 1968

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Prom 2018

Today’s read is from Tom Purcell, author of “Misadventures of a 1970’s Childhood,” and a Pittsburgh Tribune-Review humor columnist who is nationally syndicated.

The more the American prom changes, the more it stays the same.

The American prom is, at heart, a formal step for teens to begin shedding their adolescence. It’s a first foray into the grown-up world that may be as exciting as it is awkward.

Read the entire column here.

 

One thought on “Today’s highly interesting read (05/24/18): The Evolving American Prom

  1. Pingback: The NFL, policing, Democrats and Foxconn, and prom | This Just In… From Franklin, WI

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