March 18, 2008

Positivity: Fighting Cancer One Hair at a Time

Filed under: Positivity — Tom @ 5:57 am

From Green Bay, Wisconsin:

Updated: March 16, 2008 09:42 PM

More than 100 people went bald in Green Bay Sunday afternoon to raise money for children’s cancer research at the annual St. Baldrick’s Day celebration.

Sitting down in makeshift barber chairs, men and women prepare to receive new looks.

Stephanie Collier said, “My heart was really calling me to do it and I had hair to share so.”

Stephanie collier is one of the several women who decided going bald to show solidarity with children battling cancer.

“It’s really important to me. I think it’s part of our human nature to help other people that are in need.”

And it wasn’t just everyday people who volunteered to receive an easier to manage hairstyle.

More than 20 Green Bay police officers also went bald, raising more than $6,000 for children’s cancer research in the process.

Officer Gary Richgels said, “Everybody gets their haircut for the most part and this is something you want to do. You want to come here, you want to be apart of it.” …..

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