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Old 11-26-2015, 05:49 PM   #1
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Children With Hair Loss.

Hi, over a year ago or longer, I decided to grow a pony tail. Approaching 70 years old with a natural reddish brown hair, I thought I would do this before my hair fell out or turned grey, like the rest of my family. I know some times people gave me a weird look, but with long hair or short hair, I'm still the same person. After my hair started getting pretty long, I did some searches, and decided to grow my pony tail long enough to donate for a good cause. My plan was to have it cut off on my 70th birthday. I got antsy and had my wife cut it off about one week early. I donated it to Children With Hair Loss along with along with some money to help. I hope my donation helps someone in need.
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Old 11-26-2015, 05:53 PM   #2
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That was a nice thing to do.


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Old 11-26-2015, 06:40 PM   #3
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Our daughter, at age 14, having grown her hair since birth, had it cut to donate for a similar purpose.

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Old 11-26-2015, 06:44 PM   #4
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Nice thing for you to do!

According to my wife who is able to see the back and top of my head more easily than can I, this is a donation that I am unable to make.

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Old 11-26-2015, 07:26 PM   #5
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That is way cool and also I couldn't do it. I don't have what it takes.
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Old 11-26-2015, 08:07 PM   #6
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I started my ponytail three years ago for the same reason. I was surprised when it measured out to 16 inches! I hope you don't have the same outcome I did. Within months the grey sprouted and is now taking over.
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Good on you!
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Something here made me remember the movie Blue Sunshine.

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