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Andrea Smith, 17, has her hair curled by Brithney Johnson at Prom Prep 2011 Pretty Girl Rock. More than 100 teenage foster girls under the supervision of the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services are prepped for their prom at Valley Beth Shalom in Encino on April 10, 2011. The teens had their makeup and hair done by professional hair and makeup stylists who volunteered their time. The girls get to choose a dress, purse, shoes and jewelry that were donated for the event. The event is presented by the Adopt a Child Abuse Caseworker Program.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times

Chloe Boyain, 17, has her makeup done by Kendra Richards.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times

Salina Ramos, 15, Mallack Shabazz, 16, and Angelica Ramos, 17, ham it up for photos as Keary Slater with Slater Entertainment looks on.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times

Beverly Sterman helps Anissa Darrett, 17, as she puts on earrings.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times

Rayla Brown, 13, looks for a dress with Caylie Geofand.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times

Racks of dresses were available for the prom guests.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times

Cassy Inde, 17, looks for just the right dress.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times

Lino Sheile has her picture taken by Neysa West of Gary West Productions.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times

Jadyn Davis, 13, and Diamond Dyson, 14, show off their glam looks.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times

Claudia Benjamin enjoys her walk down the red carpet with escort James Ellison at Prom Prep 2011 Pretty Girl Rock.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times

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Over 100 teenage foster girls under the supervision of the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services attend Prom Prep 2011 “Pretty Girl Rock” held at Valley Beth Shalom. The teens had their hair and makeup done by professionals who volunteered their time. The teens picked out prom dresses, shoes and jewelry after which they had their photos taken before a walk down the red carpet. The event is presented by the Adopt a Child Abuse Caseworker Program with help from various faith-based organizations and businesses.

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