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Ariel and Jodi have a close shave

Ariel Morrissey is hugged and congratulated by friends after having her head shaved at the Shave for a Cure event at South Grafton High School yesterday
Ariel Morrissey is hugged and congratulated by friends after having her head shaved at the Shave for a Cure event at South Grafton High School yesterday

HUNDREDS of students chose to forego most of their lunchbreak and a gold coin to watch two very brave girls part with their most-prized possessions yesterday - their beautiful long hair.

Ariel Morrissey and Jodi Bowman, both 15, are now stars of the South Grafton High School yard.

At a time when self-consciousness is a nearly full-time occupation for many teenagers, these girls made a massive sacrifice to raise more than $3000 for the Leukaemia Foundation's World's Greatest Shave.

Topics:  cancer, fundraiser, grafton, research, shave for a cure



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