Hair today, gone tomorrow: How chopping off your hair can help a child

06/07/2008 at 08:02 AM ET

Stephaniehairdonationlocksofloveby CBB Reviewer Stephanie

This morning I mailed away 15 inches of my hair. And that longponytail will only become one twelfth of a wig for a child. Sincedeciding a few weeks ago that I’d like to donate my hair, I’ve learnedthat it takes an average of 12 donations of unprocessed (or minimallyprocessed) hair and about $1200 dollars to create one hand-sewn wig fora child.

Click here to find out how and why Stephanie chopped her hair off.


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