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Local group will shave their heads to help fight childhood cancerSubmitted: 03/14/2019
Adriana Michelle
Adriana Michelle
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amichelle@wjfw.com

Local group will shave their heads to help fight childhood cancer
TOMAHAWK - You might see a few more bald people walking around Tomahawk next week.

A group of people will shave their heads to help fight childhood cancer.

The group is part of St. Baldrick's Foundation, an organization that works to find a cure for cancer.


16-year-old team leader Jim Lee is doing this to help spread awareness and raise money for research.

"It gets people in the community to talk about this, which is something we do need to talk about," said Lee. "We need to be able to talk about it so we can actually solve the problem."

Lee and his St. Baldrick's group in Tomahawk will meet Monday March 19 for this event.

He encourages people in the community to join.

You can contact him at leejames@myhatchets.org

Donate to his team by clicking the link below.

https://www.stbaldricks.org/teams/mypage/122547/2019

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