Saturday, July 17th, 2010, Candi shaved her head again for Shear Hope! Click here
for details and pictures from that event.
first heard about Shear Hope a year ago when Jade Clark announced her event. I
was very excited and thought the idea was really amazing, but it didn't strike
me what an effect her event would have on my life. At the time, my father was
battling stage 4 testicular cancer. I took him with me to her event and it just
happened to fall on the day before his final round of chemotherapy started. My
dad had lost 35 plus pounds, all his hair, and a lot of his strength. I was moved
in an emotional way that really surprised me because the enormity of what she
was doing hit so close to home. I had already planned to grow my hair out and
support Shear Hope, but the event just really solidified my decision.
wanted do have an event RIGHT THEN, but my hair was very short at the time, so
I knew it would be a while before I would be able to. I was so excited about Shear
Hope that told my younger sister Kate about it and she had an event last September,
which was a beautiful expression of who she was and her heart.
I feel like I am in a special place to give to others because my husband, Nathan,
was in a severe mountain biking accident on January 2nd which broke his neck and
left him with a traumatic brain injury. It has been 15 weeks and he is still recovering.
So many people have reached out to support us through prayer, food, and financial
gifts that I feel like I have seen firsthand just how important it is for us to
all take care of one another.
It doesn't really take that much to make a
huge difference to someone who is struggling with something bigger than they are.
To me, that's what Shear Hope is really about, it is a way of saying to someone
"let me take a little bit of the burden for you."
The Chapel In The Woods, Dallas, TX.