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Eldersburg resident cutting it close before leaving for Africa
Eldersburg resident cutting it close before leaving for Africa

Weeks before she is set to go to Africa with the Peace Corps, Paige Walters, 22, of Eldersburg, decided to cut her long, curly brown hair. Yet a simple haircut wasn't enough. She's going for a buzz cut and has turned her hair appointment into a fundraiser for the Monrovia, Calif.-based St. Baldrick's Foundation, which supports research to find cures for childhood cancers. The Shave-a-thon will be held Saturday, Sept. 27, 10 a.m. to noon, at Hair by Samsara, 7606 Main Street in Sykesville. Besides the buzz cuts, hair stylists will be offering hair streaks for $1 and donating a portion of the proceeds of their color streak product sales to St. Baldrick's. There...

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