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Black women and wigs

Hair is an essential part of many women’s identities […], and so some women find hair loss quite damaging to their esteem and self-concept, and they can experience this hair loss in a way that’s similar to grief.”

April 13, 2022 | by Tania Amardeil

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25 MORE: A birthday party with a cause

Burlington’s Tim Battaglia decided to get a little creative with his 41st birthday party. When one of his relatives couldn’t attend because of her battle with cancer, he decided to get a little philanthropic with it as well.

May 5, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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From blondie to baldie

When I first found out I had cancer, one of my first questions had to do with losing my hair as it was something I was so scared to lose.

May 2, 2017 | by Lindsey Finkelstein

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My love affair with hats and scarves after cancer

I still find myself wearing hats and head coverings A LOT. And I love it! Today, I wear them out of personal freedom and choice but wearing hats during my treatment is forever a memory...

Feb. 9, 2017 | by JC Chessell

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Choosing bald: She bought three wigs, but 'never, ever wore them'

One day I realized that the reasons I had for wearing wigs were not to actually make myself feel better about being bald but to make everyone else feel better and more comfortable around me

Oct. 15, 2014 | by Facing Cancer Together

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