A Connecticut teen asked Vice President Biden to her high school prom never expecting to get a response. But the day before prom, a note and corsage showed up on the 17-year-old’s doorstep.

Talia Maselli, a senior at Newington High School, wrote to the vice president last fall. “I could only tolerate a high school dance if I was to be escorted by the most delightful man in America,” said Maselli in the note, reports the Hartford Courant.

Months later, Biden responded, saying his schedule would prevent him from making it. “I hope you will accept this corsage and enjoy your prom as much as I did mine,” the vice president wrote to Maselli and tweeted earlier today.

The teen told Biden in her note that she may have to ask House Speaker John Boehner if her request was turned down.

“And we can’t have that now can we,” she wrote. The corsage must have smoothed things over because there are no signs that Boehner went instead.

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