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August 23, 2016

By Shaving Heads to Raise Money for Childhood Cancer Research, Volunteers Prove Bald Really Is Beautiful

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In 2011, 7-year-old Erik Sutter lost his hair. It was a side effect of the treatment he was receiving to fight acute lymphoblastic leukemia. By the following spring, his hair had grown back, but he decided to shave it off again. “Some of his classmates asked, ‘Why would you do that?'” says Erik’s mom, Helen. […]

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Tags: Childhood Cancer, Diane Mack, Dr. Carola Arndt


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