Friday, December 26, 2014
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
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A Christmas gift from Abby
DSC02914 ABBY McGLOUGHLIN, 9, smiles at the salon where she had 14 inches of her hair cut to donate to Children With Hair Loss. Photo courtesy of Bre McGloughlin
Abby McGloughlin, 9, is a little bummed that she won't be seeing the family elf, Lillypippa, again until next year, but Abby has been mostly good. This year, she took to heart a sentence her mother put on the family home-school chalkboard: "Instead of asking what you're getting for Christmas, ask what you can give."

Abby is the girl with the hair, golden brown hair that ends just above her knees. She loves her hair; her parents love her hair. But on Dec. 22, Abby and her mother, Bre, went to the Gold Country Hair Salon and Rose Laird cut 14 inches of it off to be donated to Children With Hair Loss.

"We researched different Websites because Abby wanted her hair to go to children," said Bre. "Children With Hair Loss makes wigs for children without any cost to their parents."

This is not the first time Abby has donated her hair. At age 3 and again at age 5, she ...

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