Young girl's first hair cut turns into Locks of Love donation

Young girl's first hair cut turns into Locks of Love donation

WINTERPORT, ME (WTVM) - A family in Maine was watching a video about a little girl who appeared to be balding and lying sick in a hospital bed, when their own child wanted to step up and make a difference.

The Smith family's little girl Ariana was curious about the little girl in the video, so her parents explained to her that the girl in the video had cancer and was undergoing chemo treatments.

"Without a second thought about it, Ariana said, 'Well she can have some of my hair,'" Ariana's father Josh Smith explained,

That is when the family was told about the charity,

, a charity that donates hair to those with medical hair loss.

Ariana had a total of 10 inches of her hair cut off to donate to charity.

''It was her first haircut…she could be so selfless like that. She is a typical kid, but if she sees somebody in need, she certainly nurtures them," Josh Smith said.

Since her father posted the photos on Imgur, they have gotten more than 652,000 views. To see more of Ariana's pictures from her donation cut, click here

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