At 10 Years Old, Boy Who Spent Two Years Growing His Hair, Donates It to Make Wigs for Kids with Cancer

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“Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver.” – Barbara De Angelis

Sometimes it’s nice to be reminded of certain acts of kindness, and this is one of those times. In 2014, when Thomas Moore was nearly 8 years old, his mom showed him a video of then five-year-old Kyssi Andrews, a little girl with cancer who’d lost her hair to chemotherapy. The little angel Kyssi unfortunately passed, but Thomas had felt deeply sorry for her and every other kid dealing with the same condition. He was then struck with an idea, and like the superhero he was, he acted on it without fear or doubt. His story went viral right after his aunt tweeted about it, garnering 57,000 retweets in a short while. People were truly stunned by such a selfless act of kindness coming from the little boy.

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