Flip Flop Day Makes Dreams Come True for Families Battling Cancer


3 WE TOLD YOU FRIDAY ABOUT THE TUXEDO…A MAULDIN HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR CREATED FOR PROM. IT WAS MADE COMPLETELY OUT OF DUCT TAPE! 7 NEWS JENNIFER MARTIN JOINS US NOW WITH CHARLIE HYMAN… 3 GOOD MORNING GUYS! CHARLIE USED THE SAME MATERIALS YOU SEE HERE… ALL DUCT TAPE … TO MAKE HIS TUXEDO. IT WAS ALL FOR A SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST CALLED “STUCK AT PROM.” AND NOW HE’S ONE OF 5 NATIONAL FINALISTS! FIRST OF ALL…. LET’S TAKE A LOOK AT THIS TUXEDO YOU MADE …. 3 3 JUDGES HAVE IT NOW AT DUCK TAPE HEADQUARTERS. HOW MANY HOURS DID IT TAKE YOU TO MAKE THIS TUXEDO? HOW MANY ROLLS? TELL US ABOUT ALL OF THE THINGS YOU MADE WITH DUCT TAPE FOR THIS LOOK…. THE JACKET EVEN HAS A HAND CUT LION DESIGN ON THE BACK! 3 YOU’VE TOLD ME ONE OF THE EASIER ELEMENTS WAS THE BOUTONNIERE. CAN YOU SHOW OUR VIEWERS AT HOME SOME OF THE STEPS? TO HELP CHARLIE WIN…YOU CAN VOTE FOR HIM ONLINE! VOTING ENDS JUNE 25TH. WE’VE GOT A LINK ON OUR WEBSITE…AND THERES ONE ON THE MAULDIN HIGH FACEBOOK PAGE. THE RUNNER UP WILL GET ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS…AND THE GRAND PRIZE…IS TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS. CHARLIE SAYS THAT MONEY WOULD GO TOWARDS HIS TUITION NEXT YEAR …AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN. GOOD LUCK

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