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Ellen, NY Jets surprise teenager with autism on national TV

June 10, 2015



A few months ago on our website we highlighted the story of Sarah Kardonsky, a high school girl from Levittown, New York who asked Michael Logano, a teenager on the autism spectrum to her school to prom. When she found out that Logano was a huge Jets fan she even got The NY Jets to help ask him to prom. The story gained national attention and even caught the eye of Ellen Degeneres who invited the prom couple on to The Ellen Degeneres Show.

While on set, Ellen helped share their story with a national audience. At the end of the interview Ellen surprised the prom couple when she gave them a prom king and queen New York Jets jerseys for their prom on June 12th. Ellen then introduced several New York Jets players who shot a short video for them telling them they would be getting 4 tickets for an upcoming pre-season game at MetLife Stadium.

“I would never think someone would do this for me,” Logano told Ellen. “Pretty special…”

You can read more of this story at NY Daily News here. You can watch Kardonsky’s original proposal to Logano with the help of The Jets through the video below..

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