Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Hair Today, Hopes for Future Cure

Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Hair Today, Hopes for Future Cure

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Emma Reid

emma.reid@news-mail.com.au

MOST people recognise Emily Freson by her long, blonde locks - but that's all about to change.

Emily, 11, has pledged to cut her hair as part of Do It For Cancer - a campaign calling on Queenslanders to do what they can to raise funds for Cancer Council Queensland.

Emily's mother, Shana Freson, said her daughter had only had one haircut in her life, but was now willing to give up her long hair.

"Emily had her first haircut at four years and that's it," Ms Freson said.

"It's a double-whammy for Emily. As well as fundraising for Cancer Council, she will be giving her hair to someone who needs it in the form of a wig.

"Her hair is now 90cm and she will have 60cm cut off to be made into a wig."

Emily said the reason she wanted to do the fundraiser was to support two family friends diagnosed with cancer. …

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