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After more than four years between barber visits, Montezuma resident Larry Sudderth is getting
his hair cut to benefit Locks of Love and raise funds for AHS assistant football coach Stacey
Clark. Photo by Jamie Shell

Originally published: 2013-06-05 14:02:16
Last modified: 2013-06-05 14:03:00

Sudderth donating hair to benefit Locks of Love, Stacey Clark

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Larry Sudderth decided it was time for a haircut.

More than four years have passed since Sudderth suffered a heart attack and was battling for his life. Since that time, he has grown out his hair to an extended length of approximately 15 inches.

While considering his hair, Sudderth came up with an idea. Why not use the common experience of a haircut to accomplish something impactful? Sudderth decided that he would donate his hair to Locks of Love, an organization that accepts long-hair donations to produce prosthetic wigs for cancer patients, as well as raise funds locally for Avery High School assistant football coach and teacher Stacey Clark.

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