Prom is a huge deal for teenagers, they get all dressed up and spend an evening being pampered and it's supposed to be a night to remember.
However for 16-year-old Shannon Purcifer thing were different. She suffers from rheumatoid arthritis, bowel disease, celiac, and ulcerative colitis. Students at her Gosport, Hampshire school would bully her relentlessly for her medical issues. And Purcifer knew attending prom would have been miserable.
On prom night, Carstens posted a picture of her daughter all decked out in her prom outfit to Facebook with a heartbreaking note.
“If Shannon had gone to prom tonight she would of worn this beautiful dress. Thanks to nasty vile bullies, Shannon decided she didn’t want to go,” wrote Cartens. “For a girl that has had so much to deal with in life… celiac disease, ulcerative colitis and rheumatoid arthritis, she is one strong young lady with an even stronger mind!!”
That's when members of the community and 120 leather-clad bikers from the Gosport Scooter Club volunteered to personally escort Purcifer. And the photos & videos will make your heart melt!