Teacher Joins Student In Head-Shaving to Raise Awareness for Cancer


When head teacher, Tim Hadley heard that one of his young students was being bullied, he wanted to get to the root of the problem. Jackson’s grandfather Rick had recently been diagnosed with cancer and was undergoing chemotherapy which had made his hair fall out. In an act of solidarity, Jackson decided that he would shave his head to support his grandfather.

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However, Jackson found that instead of receiving sympathy and understanding from his fellow classmates, he was taunted and called names.

As you can see in this Lad Bible video, Hadley decided that he would also shave his head to teach the kids a lesson, and asked Jackson to do the honors. He took the time to talk to Jackson’s class about compassion and standing up for things you believe in.

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