Dozens Shave Their Heads for Children's Cancer Research

ORONO - Dozens of people shed their locks today at the University of Maine's "Maine Day," all for a good cause.
It was the 3rd annual head shaving event to raise money for the St. Baldrick's Foundation, researching to find a cure for pediatric cancer.  Several students had their hair buzzed off to bring in donations and show support.
One of whom was lucky enough to receive his hair cut from 5-year-old, Tiago, who is currently battling brain cancer.
Over 7o people shaved their heads, bringing in nearly $12,000.
Erin Thomas


Erin joined the ABC-7 and FOX Bangor news team in February 2012. She was born and raised in Presque Isle, Maine where she attended Presque Isle High School.  While in college Erin interned in the WVII news room before working as a Production Assistant.  In May of 2012, Erin received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Maine, along with a minor in Anthropology.  When she's not out covering local news, Erin enjoys running, skiing, visiting with family and friends, and traveling around this beautiful state.  She is especially interested in outdoor adventure so if you have a story idea, send it her way!

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