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Going bald for Jasolyn

by Maggie O'Mara

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Posted on August 23, 2011 at 10:01 AM

Updated Tuesday, Oct 29 at 7:59 PM

This week's 7's Hero will truly melt your heart. It's about a local family, the Drennons - and what they did to embrace and support a 5-year-old family member who needed it the most!

Jasolyn was diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer called Ewing's Sarcoma in late June. It's only been two months, but she's already had surgery, chemotherapy, and she has lost her hair.

She comes from a BIG loving family. Her mom is one of eleven kids! All of her uncles decided to shave their heads in her honor. Even her cousin did it. They did it because they love her, and they want her to feel special.

I met the whole family at this shoot, and I have to tell you there wasn't a dry eye in the house! 

Watch our 7's Hero, and you'll see why: