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These Teens Dressed As The Obamas For Prom And It's Everything

This is how cultural appreciation is done, folks.

Meet 18-year-olds Seth Moffitt and Cassie Berta from Bettendorf, Iowa.

Cassie Berta / Via Instagram: @cassieeberta

Seth asked Cassie to go to prom this year with a super-cute sign.

In keeping with the political theme, the two friends decided they wanted to pay homage to the Obamas. "He's the president we grew up with, and we admire the Obamas for their strength, humility, and composure during their years in office," Cassie told BuzzFeed.
Cassie Berta

In keeping with the political theme, the two friends decided they wanted to pay homage to the Obamas. "He's the president we grew up with, and we admire the Obamas for their strength, humility, and composure during their years in office," Cassie told BuzzFeed.

The pair wanted to re-create what the Obamas wore to the 36th Kennedy Center Honors Gala.

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Honestly, they totally nailed it.

Cassie Berta

Cassie found her dress in an online store that specializes in re-creating celebrity dresses, and it's basically spot on.

Cassie Berta

Can these two get any cuter?

Cassie Berta

After prom was over Seth posted their pictures on his Tumblr account and people flipped out.

Cassie and Seth were thrilled to see such a positive reaction.
Seth Moffit / Via stopsneezingonme.tumblr.com

Cassie and Seth were thrilled to see such a positive reaction.

They wanted people to understand that you can draw inspiration from another culture in a positive and respectful way. "There is a fine line between white people appreciating and appropriating POC culture, specifically black culture," Cassie said.

Cassie Berta

Keep slaying, you two.

Cassie Berta
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