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Ashley Hasty Talks About Purple Dress Project at California Elementary Character Assembly

Ashley Hasty Talks About Purple Dress Project at California Elementary Character Assembly

May 3rd, 2011 in News

The Purple Dress Project Founder Ashley Hasty is surrounded by California Elementary School students wearing purple in support of her at the character assembly.

Photo by John Inman

At the weekly character assembly held at California Elementary Ashley Hasty was the guest speaker. Hasty is a soon to graduate University of Missouri, Columbia, doctoral student in fashion who started The Purple Dress Project. For the month of April Hasty wore the same purple dress in different fashions to bring awareness to the issue of Crohn's Disease, a cause which is personal for her.

For more of this story check out the May 4 issue of the California Democrat.