TODAY | April 14, 2014
>>> a sunday morning with a story that is sure to leave you with a smile on your face.
>> it was a dream night last night for one very special high school senior who showed up at the prom with a super bowl champion by her side. ron allen has more.
>> let's go look for your dress.
>> reporter: a mother and daughter story as heartwarming as any fairytale.
>> that is just pink. that's beautiful.
>> reporter: chandler kirkland, 18, and mom stacy holmes in search of the perfect ensemble for taylor 's senior prom .
>> she's going to have a hard time walking in those shoes.
>> reporter: chandler will graduate this spring despite battles with autism which limits her ability to speak. she was named homecoming queen because of her determination.
>> yes, yes! we found the dress!
>> reporter: so for the prom, mom thought taylor should have a very special date.
>> i wanted something to be, like, over the top . extra special. i knew my cousin knew christian michaels and he played for seattle seahawks .
>> reporter: that's right. she asked her cousin to just call up a big time football player. christian michael. for the super bowl champions . and ask if he would take taylor to the prom.
>> i would just like to see what happens. i know, you know, he's really busy.
>> she showed me the picture. my eyes light up.
>> your eyes was lighting up. oh, my gosh. are you going to kiss him?
>> reporter: a mother's love made her daughter's dream come true saturday night. when michael, inspired by taylor 's story, escorted her to the prom.
>> i said yes on the dot. without thinking about it. she looks beautiful. outstanding. i don't want to be anywhere else but here.
>> reporter: he was the perfect gentleman . she the bell of the ball. and mom enjoyed every moment.
>> i'm totally over the moon about everything. i'm ecstatic. it's been like a fairytale.
>> reporter: and they danced the night