The Brave, the Bold... the Bald. as presented by: Denver Post

Members of The Denver Post’s photography staff shaved their heads in solidarity with a colleague who is undergoing chemotherapy to treat cancer. Human hair grows at a rate of about half an inch per month. To get your hair to shoulder length, about 12 inches, it would take about two years starting from scratch. Those of us with freshly sheared heads in the newsroom may or may not have thought about this, but in the end, some things are more important than hair. As photojournalists, we look to each other for inspiration on a daily basis. And that inspiration extends beyond the frame of our cameras. Our bald heads are a testament to our colleague’s strength and character. Chemo can steal her hair, but not her laugh. And the laughs have multiplied as our hair has disappeared.

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