Teenager donates hair to children with cancer

Kieran Moïse’s Afro was a great 19 inches and was a big part of his personality. But after six years of growth, the 17-year-old Alabamian knew he and his hair would soon part: in memory of a friend who died of cancer while being held at the US Air Force Academy. Then he cut it off and donated it to the nonprofit Children With Hair Loss. It provides a human hair replacement for children and teens dealing with medically related hair loss due to cancer treatment, alopecia and burns. I put it on the floor and wanted to give it back. “I wanted to send a message,” he did — and many responded. Moïse printed a flyer for a nonprofit event at a brewery in Huntsville, Alabama, and shared it on social media. There, family, friends and some of his primary and secondary school teachers took turns cutting his hair in braids. His story was widely shared online. “It’s good to see the good news and to see that people are still doing good things because it just inspires others,” he said. “That’s what I really want. I want others to say, ‘Hey, if he does that, so can I. Moïse has also launched a fundraiser through St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Helped his late classmate, Josh Quist. He died when they were in high school. “That’s when I started hating cancer,” Moïse said. Initially, Moïse wanted to fetch $ 19,000 per inch of her, or $ 1,000. “Kielan’s Cancer Curl” exceeded expectations and has already raised nearly $35,000 for St. Jude. Moise said a small gesture of tenderness could spread. “When you smile, it usually makes someone else laugh, and that one smile can brighten someone else’s day,” he said. Be kind to another and remember it all day long. ”

Kieran Moïse’s Afro was a great 19 inches and was a big part of his personality. But after six years of growth, the 17-year-old Alabamian knew he and his hair would soon part. He attended the US Air Force Academy.

So he cut it out and donated it to the nonprofit “Children With Hair Loss” to commemorate his friend who died of cancer. It provides a human hair replacement for children and teens dealing with medically related hair loss due to cancer treatment, alopecia and burns.

“I just didn’t want to be cut off and thrown to the ground, so I wanted to give it back,” he said. “I wanted to send a message.”

He did – and many replied. Moïse printed a flyer for a nonprofit event at a brewery in Huntsville, Alabama, and shared it on social media. There, family, friends and some of his primary and secondary school teachers took turns cutting his hair in braids. His story was widely shared online.

“It’s good to see the good news and to see that people are still doing good things because it just inspires others,” he said.

“That’s what I really want to get out of: I want other people to say (say) ‘Hey, if he does this, I can do that too. ” “

Moïse has also started a fundraiser through St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The hospital supported his late classmate, Josh Quist. He died when they were in high school. “Then I started hating cancer,” Moïse said.

Initially, Moïse wanted to collect $ 19,000 per inch of her, or $ 1,000. “Kieran’s Curls for Cancer” exceeded expectations and has already raised nearly $35,000 for St. Jude.

A small gesture of tenderness can spread, Moise said. “When you smile, that usually makes someone else smile, and then that one smile can brighten someone else’s day,” he said.

“I know there were hard days when someone did something good for me, or saw someone do something good for someone else, and I remember it all day.”

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