May 3, 2013 | Vol. 94, No. 104

Wisconsin dad makes daughter's camouflage prom dress

MARSHFIELD, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man used sewing skills he learned in the military to make his daughter’s dream prom dress — in camouflage.

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In this April 27 photo, Dave Herron puts a necklace on his 17-year-old daughter, Mariah Herron, who is wearing a prom dress he made from winter white camouflage at their home in Marshfield, Wis.

Mariah Herron, 17, of Marshfield, said she hunts and works on construction projects and she wanted a dress that fit her personality. She began looking for one made from camouflage fabric but couldn’t find one that was affordable.

“I jokingly asked my dad if he could make me a prom dress. When he said yes, I was surprised,” Herron told News-Herald Media.

Her father, David Herron, learned to sew his stripes and hem uniforms in the military....