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Daisy's perspective on hair loss

I think sometimes the idea of losing one's hair isn't really a vanity issue. 

It seems to me that it perhaps relates more to the sense that there is a "stigma" to having cancer. And the agony resides in slowly being transformed into someone that must reveal to the world through the show of their baldness that they have cancer.  

This I think might create much of the dread of losing one's hair.  I imagine it is the fear of being not a person that has cancer but being suddenly transformed into CANCER with one's true self  trapped inside.

- Daisy (nhl-info)

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