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This 8-Year-Old Boy Grew His Hair To Donate As Wigs For Kids With Cancer

Thomas Moore is an 8-year-old boy with a good heart. This beautiful young man from Maryland once saw his mother watching a video on Facebook about a girl who lost her hair because of cancer. Thatstory had an impact on the child and he eventually decided to do something for kids with cancer.

So he started a project to help them out. For the next two years, Thomas grew his hair for the benefit of kids who lost theirs due to chemotherapy.

In two years’ time, the boy was able to grow a considerable amount of hair which was later used to make three wigs.

After finally having his hair cut, his aunt Amber Ray took some photos and then posted them on Twitter.

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The tweet has since went viral as it gained thousands of likes and retweets. BoredPanda and many other sites have also picked up on the story, leading to more netizens being touched by the boy’s kind act.

Numerous comments have likewise been posted by people who praised Thomas for his amazing project. In his own simple way, this boy has indeed inspired many.

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Photo credit: Twitter
Photo credit: Twitter
Photo credit: Twitter

Of course, we here at RachFeed also salute this awesome child for his good heart.

Kudos to you, Thomas!

What Are The Side Effects Of Chemotherapy?

“Chemotherapy treats many types of cancer effectively,” Cancer.net tells us. “But like other treatments, it often causes side effects. These are different for each person.”

These side effects “depend on the type of cancer, location, drugs and dose, and your general health.”

Aside from hair loss, some of the common side effects of traditional chemotherapy include fatigue, headaches, muscle pain, stomach pain, shaking or trembling, loss of balance, numbness in the hands and/or feet, and many others.

The website also shares that while “most side effects go away after treatment… some continue, come back, or develop later.”

“For example, some types of chemotherapy may cause permanent damage to the heart, lung, liver, kidneys, or reproductive system. And some people have trouble with thinking, concentrating, and memory for months or years after treatment,” said the site.

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