Kindergarten student Teagan McMahon holds up two braids of her hair that were cut before she had her head shaved during a school assembly at Wisconsin International School in De Pere on Thursday, March 14. Teagan participated in the school's fundraising activities for the St. Baldrick's Foundation for children's cancer research.
The 5-year-old girl with a full head of reddish-brown hair sat calmly in a chair.
When stylist Erin Jeltema of Green Bay handed Teagan McMahon two matching braids with white flowers that had been hanging over both sides of Teagan's face, the young girl broke into a big smile.
She had prepared herself a week earlier to say goodbye to all of her locks. Within about 5 minutes, Jeltema with clipper in hand took care of giving Teagan a look she last had at birth. ...