“I don’t want any kids to be sad that they have no hair.” -Emily James, Age 3
I first posted this story in May 2014 when my blog was much more unknown than now. I thought it was a meaningful and well done video story so I fished it out of the archives and polished it up a bit and hope you find it meaningful. – Dick S
The video, Emily’s Hair, below follows an earlier theme on this blog of Pay It Forward but it does so in a very unexpected and delightful way by a little girl.
The video was produced by Creative Humanity, a Facebook Page with over 3000 Likes.
Creative Community posts a variety of photos, videos and stories that pretty closely follow their name – they are creative and show or tell something about humanity on this planet.
If you are a Facebooker, look up the Page – Creative Community.
In this particular post titled Emily’s Hair, Creative Community says:
“Stop what you are doing and watch this. This video will make you a better person.”
I stopped and watched and you know, I feel like a better person. I hope you will, too!
Emily James is a 3-year-old girl who sympathizes with children who have cancer.
To her, not having hair seems very sad.
To help provide relief, Emily decided to do something intimidating but simple — donate her hair.
“I don’t want any kids to be sad that they have no hair.
What I want to do is give them my hair,” she said matter-of-factly.
Take a look.
This short but precious video went viral all over the internet and in TV news stories back in 2014.
This is another reason I felt I didn’t do enough to give it “my best shot” on this blog.
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