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Henna "crowns" for chemotherapy patients

2 years agoOdd : Boing Boing

Samaritan Magazine has a fun article here about Henna Heals, a charity based in Canada that offers a free service to cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy: beautiful henna designs applied to their chemo-bald heads. The organization was created by photographer Frances Darwin, who also captures the resulting designs in photos. Snip: The swirling, intricate drawings, which [...]
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Glittery henna crown on child cancer patient in chemotherapy (photo)

Odd : Boing Boing (2 years ago)

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Henna Crowns for Cancer Patients

Odd : Neatorama (4 months ago)

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