Candyality turns 300 candy wrappers into a prom dress for one lucky teen

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Lake View High School senior Cristal Garcia strikes a pose in her candy wrapper prom dress. (Janet Rausa Fuller / DNAinfo Chicago)

LAKEVIEW — There will be 283 teenagers in silk, satin and chiffon at Lake View High School’s prom on May 30. Cristal Garcia will not be one of them.

Make no mistake. Garcia, 18, wouldn’t miss her senior prom for anything — nor is anyone likely to miss her entrance into Navy Pier’s Crystal Gardens.

She’ll be in the one in the dress made of Skittles candy wrappers.

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