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Losing Their Hair

So now that I’ve told my story of losing my hair, I wanted to share the stories of others. I love that every single one of these inspiring people are smiling. Notice how amazing their eyes are.

This is Nicole. Nicole was recently diagnosed with stage IIIc breast cancer. She is currently in her second round of chemo treatment and is experimenting with many fun ways to cover her bald head! She documents her journey here.

A few other people I’d love for you to meet:

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  • Laura 1 of 4
    Laura
    Laura was diagnosed with breast cancer in October 2011. After her first round of chemo, Laura cut her hair to her chin to prepare for the hair loss which started about 10 days later.
    Read more here!
  • Melissa 2 of 4
    Melissa
    Melissa was diagnosed in March 2011 with stage 3c ovarian cancer. Melissa's photos chronicle her hair journey starting from before she began chemo, to living with a bald head, to hair regrowth, to her first hair cut and finally a photo of her today!
    Read more here!
  • Joyce 3 of 4
    Joyce
    Joyce was diagnosed with breast cancer in February 2012 and is currently undergoing her 4/6 chemo followed by 5 weeks of radiation. Joyce had a beautiful head shaving party where she was surrounded by friends and family.
    Read more here!
  • Cora 4 of 4
    Cora
    Cora was diagnosed with Aplastic Anemia in July 2011, a life threatening bone marrow failure disease. Her mother Heather can vividly remember the day her hair started falling out.
    Read more here!

 

There are 8 more stories about hair loss that I’d love for you to hear. Click here to meet the rest of them and read all of their stories!

 

 

The Cancer Chronicles via lilblueboo.com

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