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St. Joachim students give to Locks of Love

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Schoolchildren and their families donated hair and money on Monday to a non-profit organization that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children suffering long-term medical hair loss.

Hairstylists from various salons donated their time and service to the annual event, hosted by St. Joachim School and coordinated by parent Tammy Camacho.

Sixteen hairpieces, each at least 10 inches long, were collected, Camacho said. That’s less than last year, when there were 25 donations. In the first year of the event, 35 hairpieces were donated.

Camacho started the drive for Locks of Love after suffering from a condition that causes hair loss...


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