Seattle Seahawks running back Christine Michael made a dream come true on Saturday for a Texas teen who has dealt with her share of serious health problems. He took her to prom.

Taylor Kirkwood, 18, of Anahuac High School, is autistic and, until surgery a couple years ago, she suffered from scoliosis.

Through it all, Taylor keeps a positive attitude. It's a trait that earned her the title of Anahuac Homecoming Queen.

Her mother s cousin went to high school with Michael. It s through that relationship that Michael told them he would take Kirkwood to her prom.

Kirkwood picked out the perfect pink dress, and Michael matched her with a pink shirt and bow tie.

I'm just here for Taylor, said Michael. It s a blessing being a part of it. Like I said, she's a beautiful kid. I'm very proud of her.

I'm so happy to go dance and have a good time, said Kirkwood, adding, I think he s cute.

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