Valley women losing their locks for a good cause

January 9, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
Planet Hair in River Park collected yards of long hair at their salon Wednesday, all thanks to some brave Valley women and girls.

Stylists at Planet Hair cut the long locks and put them in plastic bags. The ponytails and pigtails will go to the Pink Hearts Fund. The non-profit provides free wigs to cancer patients and others who have lost their hair to disease.

Some of these willing donors haven't cut their hair in years, but were ready to chop it off for a good cause.

"It was actually my husband's idea," Leticia Torres said. "He saw it on Facebook and he said 'you want to cut your hair and it's for a great cause.' So he was talking to my and my daughter about it and we said 'yeah, why not? And make someone feel special."

Planet Hair is cutting the hair for free. You can make an appointment to donate your long locks through the 25th of January.

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