UK grandmother donates her hair to make wigs for children going through chemo

A grandmother has donated her hair to make wigs for little girls despite being in her late 60s - because she has retained her original colour. Judy Bradford, 67, lost all of her locks when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in December 2001. She endured countless rounds of chemo and radiotherapy throughout an eight-month period, during which time her hair fell out "clump by clump". But, despite her traumatic experience, Judy's locks grew back longer and browner than ever once she'd recovered from the treatment. She has since retained her beautiful colour throughout her retired years - meaning she has never had to dye her hair. Now, 20 years on, Judy is determined to help children who are going through chemo and struggling with the same issues she did when she was diagnosed The grandmother-of-one, from Retford, Notts., said: "When I was washing my hair I remember being in the shower and my hair falling out in massive clumps "I cried my eyes out and I was a fully grown woman - I can't imagine losing it as a child. "The day I started losing my hair it felt so disarming and at the time it was hard to believe I'd ever get it back to how it was. "But I've been truly blessed because, not only did it grow back, it has retained its colour throughout my entire life, even now when I'm almost 70.

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