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Phoenix's Matt Peterson Finally Gets His Big Prom Date With Miley Cyrus

Last night is guaranteed to go down as one of the greatest nights ever in the young life of Matt Peterson. At long last, the 17-year-old Phoenix resident and Arcadia High School student got to go to a prom of sorts with the notorious pop star, albeit in the midst of her near-sellout concert on Thursday evening at US Airways Center.

And while it may not have been inside of some gymnasium orswanky hotel ballroom, Peterson's prom date with the erstwhile Hannah Montana offered all the trappings of the teenage social rite, only much more awesome.

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Benjamin Leatherman is a staff writer at Phoenix New Times. He covers local nightlife, music, culture, geekery, and fringe pursuits.