POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) - A Three Rivers student says her four-year-old daughter Madison Brainard of Naylor, Mo. told her earlier this summer she wanted to cut her hair and donate it to "Lots of Love."
Amanda Brainard, who will be entering the new Physical Therapist Assistant program said she had to correct her daughter, "You mean Locks of Love, sweetheart?"
"She loved her long blonde hair," said Brainard. "She wanted to grow it out long like the Rapunzel character from the movie "Tangled." It was down past her waist."
A few weeks ago, the little girl changed her mind and decided she wanted to cut her hair and give it to those who had none.
When asked why, Madison said, "So they can send it to little kids who don't have hair because they're sick."
“Cancer runs in my family,” said Brainard. “My aunt had lung cancer and never smoked a day in her life. One of Madison’s grandfathers has skin cancer, and now her great-aun