When Rachel was little she loved a boy who had cancer. She was a sweet soul who only saw the boy for the boy, she did not see the affects of cancer on his body. After having cancer for a long time, he died as a result of having Neuroblastoma.
It is no secret that I didn’t put myself or Rachel’s brothers and sister through having a funeral for Rachel.
Instead, in March, I am going to shave my head (for the second time since 2006) in honor of Rachel’s friend, Nathan and all kids who have survived cancer, who died as a result of cancer or who are currently fighting cancer.
St. Baldrick’s raises money for pediatric cancer research and they hold fundraisers all over the United States, where folks raise money through donations and then shave their heads.
I am shaving my head on March 16, 2018 and am asking for donations. For Rachel. For Rachel’s friend, Nathan. For any child you know who has or has had cancer.
I shave my head back in 2006 for St. Baldrick’s. This featured image on this post is me and Rachel as I was pregnant with her youngest sibling, Boston. My hair was growing back in.
Please donate. Please share. Pediatric Cancer is such a underfunded and curable cluster of diseases.