Brave Mansfield girl cuts her hair for Little Princess Trust

Many people have had their first post-lockdown haircuts this month as hairdressers were given the go ahead to reopen, however for one brave Mansfield girl, this was no ordinary haircut.

By Katrina Taylor
Tuesday, 21st July 2020, 12:00 pm

Alicia Moss-Burton has decided to have her hair cut short and donated to the Little Princess Trust, who provide free human hair wigs to children and young people who have lost their own hair through cancer treatment or other conditions.

The incredible 11-year-old is no stranger to the process, as she also braved the chop four years ago, again donating her long locks to the Little Princess Trust when she was just seven years old.

Her mum, Jenny Moss-Burton spoke of her pride at her daughter donating her hair again:

Alicia holding her hair which will be donated to the Little Princess Trust

She said: “What she has done is amazing and she has helped two charities.

"She has made me extremely proud of her, especially as she chose to do it without any input from anyone.”

She asked friends and family to sponsor her via a JustGiving page, choosing to raise money for the MS Society, a cause close to her heart.

Her grandma lives with multiple sclerosis herself, and has been an active member of Mansfield and District MS Group for many years.

Alicia just before she had her hair cut.

The charity provides support for local people living with MS, their families and carers, in Mansfield and the surrounding area.

Alicia’s fundraising page has raised £200 so far, her donation link can be found here.

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