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Oswego Twins, Dad Going Bald for Children's Cancer Research

Thompson Jr. High sisters and their dad will be shaving their heads for the St. Baldrick's Foundation.

(L-R) Isabelle, Elise and Jason Thalman will be shaving their heads to support children's cancer research. | Credit: Isabelle Thalman
(L-R) Isabelle, Elise and Jason Thalman will be shaving their heads to support children's cancer research. | Credit: Isabelle Thalman
#Baldisfierce.

That's what 13-year-old twin sisters Isabelle, Elise and dad Jason Thalman believe.

The two Thompson Jr. High students are teaming up with their dad to benefit the St. Baldrick's Foundation head-shaving event that supports children's cancer research. 

On March 14, a day before the girl's 14th birthday, the trio will shave their heads (and Elise will donate 20" of hair) under their team name #baldisfierce. 

"Elise and I each have a goal of $1,400 because we are turning 14!" said Isabelle. Their dad's goal is $2,000.

The team will be collecting donations throughout Thompson Jr. High School and have hopes to also collect in downtown Oswego.

Donations to the cause can also be made directly on their St. Baldrick's team page
Katy Hood January 22, 2014 at 10:43 AM
This is my brother and nieces and now hits home a little closer since our mother was diagnosed this holiday season with breast cancer. Please take the 30 seconds and share the link for the fundraiser, no amount is too small! The more shares this gets the more awareness we bring to cancer, especially since this is for childhood cancer research, which is SO important! Thank you!
Constance Thalman January 22, 2014 at 09:08 PM
I have been thinking long and hard on this...I haven't really supported my kids decision to shave their heads bald because I didn't want to go through the pain and anger they will face as they deal with their hair growing out...feeling ugly and frustrated and all the things that go with a bad hair day for a teen (or even an adult). I have to say at this point I am a bit ashamed of myself. Elise and Izzy are going to be HEALTHY going through this! I am blessed with wonderful giving daughters...please help support them better then I did and at least share this story with your Facebook friends. Help them reach their goal. I love my babies....

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