Selfless Honiton girl donates her hair to children’s charity

PUBLISHED: 12:12 12 July 2016 | UPDATED: 09:28 14 July 2016

Alexie Kyriacou donates her hair to the Little Princess Trust. Alexie's autny, Margaret Richardson, makes the cut. Ref mhh 26-16AW 1628. Picture: Alex Walton

Alexie Kyriacou donates her hair to the Little Princess Trust. Alexie's autny, Margaret Richardson, makes the cut. Ref mhh 26-16AW 1628. Picture: Alex Walton

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Alexie Kyriacou, 12, said she decided to donate it because she believed it was ‘important that it was given to a youngster who had lost theirs and would be made to feel better’.

Alexie Kyriacou donates her hair to the Little Princess Trust. Ref mhh 26-16AW 1591. Picture: Alex WaltonAlexie Kyriacou donates her hair to the Little Princess Trust. Ref mhh 26-16AW 1591. Picture: Alex Walton

A Honiton teenager has had around 13 inches of her hair cut for a charity which makes wigs for young cancer patients.

Alexie Kyriacou, 12, said that despite loving her hair, she decided to donate it because she believed it was ‘important that it was given to a youngster who had lost theirs and would be made to feel better’.

Alexie’s mum, Georgia, said: “She is an amazing girl and a keen supporter of charities.

“We are all really proud of her.”

Alexie Kyriacou donates her hair to the Little Princess Trust. Ref mhh 26-16AW 1634. Picture: Alex WaltonAlexie Kyriacou donates her hair to the Little Princess Trust. Ref mhh 26-16AW 1634. Picture: Alex Walton

The Little Princess Trust provides real hair wigs, free of charge, to boys and girls across the UK and Ireland that have lost their own hair through cancer treatment.

Alexie is still fundraising online - to donate, visit www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Georgia-Kyriacou


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