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Gravesend girl shaves hair off for charity

16:40 01 August 2012

Emily Cherry before and after shaving her hair for charity

Emily Cherry before and after shaving her hair for charity

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Blonde Emily Cherry, 15, shaved her hair off to raise money for a breast cancer charity.

The St George’s School pupil from Gravesend said she was inspired to take action by a family member.

“I shaved my hair because I wanted to do something to change the lives of women suffering from breast cancer,” she said.

“A family member of mine is suffering and I hope she is proud of what I have done.”

Emily raised £380 as part of the Gravesend school’s festival at the end of term.

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