Cuts for a cause: Students donate hair for nonprofit

Published: Tuesday, June 24 2014 4:50 p.m. MDT

Emily Hales, left, reacts as Meg Allen cuts her hair during the 10th annual Locks of Love assembly at Foothills Elementary School in Riverton, Tuesday, June 24, 2014.

Michelle Tessier, Deseret News

Students let stylists take scissors to their hair on Tuesday to benefit children who have lost hair due to medical conditions. Foothills Elementary School in Riverton had its 10th annual Locks of Love assembly in which students donated their hair. Locks of Love is a public nonprofit organization that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children in the United States and Canada under age 21 suffering from long-term medical hair loss from any diagnosis.

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