Northampton girl has long hair chopped to make wig for young cancer patients

A schoolgirl from Northampton agreed to have her long locks shorn to raise money for a charity that provides wigs for children with cancer.

Friday, 20th May 2016, 6:00 am
Updated Monday, 23rd May 2016, 3:51 pm

After hearing about Little Princess Trust, which helps children cope with their hair loss, Hannah Costello, ten, felt lucky to have shoulder-length hair.

She agreed to have her locks chopped and wants to hit her target of £300, which is the cost of one wig.

Hannah said: “Around the world, there are children and adults who have hair loss; then there is me.

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“When I hear, see or think of this, I know that I need to help.

“Having a wig would make them feel more confident and proud about themselves.”

To sponsor Hannah, visit