Jennifer Ryberg tells the media that she loves kids, but she hates cancer, and that is why she shaved her head in support.

Losing hair to show they care

More than 30 people participated in the Brave the Shave event Aug. 30 at Children’s Hospital of Georgia. Men, women and children volunteered to have their heads shaved in order to help raise funds for childhood cancer care and research. Young patients took a break from watching the event to hang gold ribbons on the trees outside the hospital in recognition of September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

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Denise Parrish is Senior Communications Strategist for Operations at Augusta University. Contact her to schedule an interview on this topic or with one of our experts at 706-721-9566 or mparrish@augusta.edu.

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