• Bailey raises $12,000 for cancer research

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    GOING, GOING…: Bailey Johnston holds onto her plaited long hair as hairdresser Alison O’Brien makes the first cuts during her World’s Greatest Shave. PHOTOS: Mel Guy

    NINE year old Bailey Johnston said goodbye to her cascading hair on Wednesday – and she did it with her trademark smile, and the knowledge she’d raised $12,000 for cancer research.

    An amazing fundraising effort that involved placing collection tins at 50 local businesses, and running a cake stall, donut drive, and barbecue saw locals get right behind Bailey’s bid to speed up the search for a cancer cure and support those living with blood cancer.

    Bailey dedicated her World’s Greatest Shave effort to her great uncle Leigh Star, who passed away in October after a battle with cancer.

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