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Texas Homecoming Queen Gives Crown To Friend With Down Syndrome

SADLER, Texas (CBSNEWS.COM) - It's a small school about 45 miles northeast of Denton, but it's where something big happened. When the S&S High School homecoming queen winner was announced, Trinity Arrington was shocked to hear her name.

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Trinity Arrington and Emily Petty held hands as they both accepted the title of S&S High School's homecoming queen – a title they were both nominated for, but both won because Arrington decided to share the victory. (credit: KVII)

Arrington, a senior at the Sadler, Texas school, walked across the field to get her crown – but she decided it actually belonged to someone else. So, she handed it to another girl: her classmate, Emily Petty, who has Down syndrome.

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