Girl shaves head to support friend with cancer, gets banned from school

Global News

TORONTO – A 9-year-old girl was barred from a Colorado school for violating its dress code after she shaved her head in support of a friend who is battling cancer.

Kamryn Renfro decided to give herself a makeover in support her friend Delaney Clements, who recently lost her hair from chemotherapy treatments.

“I did it so she didn’t have to feel left out,” Renfro told Colorado’s NewsChannel5.

When Renfro returned to school Monday, she was told having a shaved head is in violation of the school’s dress code.

“I didn’t realize that hair was such an important aspect of a child at school,” Clements’ mom Wendy Campbell told NBC News9.

The NBC affiliate obtained a statement addressing the dress code policy.

“Caprock Academy does have a detailed dress code policy, which was created to promote safety, uniformity, and a non-distracting environment for the school’s students. Under this policy…

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