DENVER (CBS4) – Children’s Hospital Colorado put on a prom for teenage patients who might not otherwise get to experience the rite of passage.

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“We get to do this together and our mom gets to be here,” said Maya Abrahamsson.

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Maya Abrahamsson (credit: CBS)

“She doesn’t get out a lot. She doesn’t have the energy to do a lot of things so she’s been really looking forward to this,” said Sheila Abrahamsson, Maya’s mother.

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While the guests are all fighting a serious medical condition, they were able to forget about the doctors and appointments for a few hours.

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The teenagers gathered in a suite at Mile High Stadium. More than 80 of them planned to attend this year’s “Rock-N-Roll” themed party complete with special appearances by Denver Broncos cheerleaders and Miles the Mascot.

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