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NBCLA's Top Videos of 2013

A teen's prom date persistence pays off, making his night the most-clicked video on NBCLA.com in 2013



    NBCLA's Top Videos of 2013
    Talia Myers
    Southern California high school student Jake Davidson and supermodel Nina Agdal at the Milken Community High School prom Thursday May 23, 2013. Credit: Talia Myers

    Two men exonerated after years in prison and a Southern California teen's quest for a special prom date were among the most-clicked videos of 2013 on NBCLA.com.

    Click the videos below to watch the top-5 most-clicked videos on NBCLA.com in 2013.

    5. Teen Makes Mt. Everest History (March 23): A 15-year-old boy with a passion for sports and an infectious smile became the first person with Down syndrome to stand at the base camp of Mount Everest. He returned to Southern California with a jubilant welcome. Watch: Mt. Everest History

    4. Police Release Second Video of Dog Shooting (July 4): Hawthorne police released a second video of a shooting involving officers and a dog. The video, obtained by the department from a resident, showed the shooting from an angle different from that of a video posted earlier on YouTube. Watch: Police Release Second Video of Dog Shooting

    3. Exonerated Man's First Night of Freedom (Nov. 8): A judge threw out the conviction of a 53-year-old Los Angeles man who spent 34 years behind bars for murder after two sisters of a key witness said the account of what their sibling saw was a lie. Kash Delano Register said he was relieved the situation was corrected. Watch: Murder Conviction Tossed After 34 Years in Prison

    2. NBC4 I-Team: A Stunning Confession (June 7): The NBC4 I-Team talked  with the private investigators who got a confession out of the woman who accused a former high school football star of rape. Note: This video was originally posted in 2012, but continued to be viewed during Brian Banks' effort to join an NFL team in 2013. He played several pre-season games for the Atlanta Falcons. Watch: The Confession That Clear Brian Banks

    1. Teen Has "Surreal" Prom With Supermodel Date (May 24): He asked Sports Illustrated Kate Upton to his high school prom, but she couldn't make it. So a Southern California student ended up with supermodel Nina Agdal on his arm. Watch: Teen Has "Surreal" Prom Date