In December, 2006 my daughter, Rachel, was wearing her hair up in a ponytail and a friend asked her what that bald spot was. The spot was about the size of a quarter. We took her to a pediatrician who told us not to worry about it...it would grow back.
By February, the bottom half of her head in the back was bald. We took her to a dermatologist, who broke the news to us that she had AA. I was devastated. All of my hopes and dreams for her felt like they were smashed to tiny pieces.… Continue