raised so far: $185
When my sister Candi told me about Shear Hope, I was
a little hesitant. I mean, I'm in high school and the first thing that came to
my mind was how mean people at my school would be if I shaved my head, but I still
thought about it. I saw the pictures on the photo gallery on shearhope.com and
I saw how awesome it would be to shave my head.
After thinking for a few
weeks, I decided I was going to do it. The most surprising thing happened when
I told Kyle, my boyfriend, that I
was shaving my head. He said he was too.
I had told him I was thinking about it in the months before and he was supportive,
but I we hadn't said anything about him doing it too. This has to be one of the
sweetest thing he has done for me. I'm so glad we're doing it together.
dad has recently finished chemo and I think that made me see how much I could
actually help someone living with cancer. Even if it's just one person or family,
it's worth it.
I'm so excited about doing it and it makes me even happier
that my hair is actually going somewhere and making a difference to
Also, the act of me raising money at school let me get to know more people at
my gigantic school. Also, people at my school were
interested in learning
about shear hope. This has just been a great experience for me and I'm so glad
I've had the opportunity to give.
in the Woods in Dallas
her head on Saturday, June 2nd, 2007, alongside her friend, Katie.
and Katie with Molly and Jeffrey
Shear Hope tattoo.