Magazine article The New American

Hair and Heart of Gold

Magazine article The New American

Hair and Heart of Gold

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William Shakespeare once said, "Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them." Three-year-old Ariana of Winterport, Maine, might be a prime example of those who are born great.

ABC News reported that Ariana told her parents that she wanted to donate her hair.

Ariana's father explained, "I do a charity called Extra Life where 1 play video games to help raise money for kids. Ariana happened to be sitting on my lap when a video played showing a little girl who was bald, lying in a hospital bed with tubes in her."

Extra Life is a charity that raises money for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals through video gaming.

Ariana had a lot of questions regarding the little girl on the screen, and her parents explained that the girl was very sick and that the medicine she was taking to get better caused her to lose her hair.

According to Ariana's parents, Ariana immediately said, "Well she can have some of my hair. …

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