Segment about high school student, Brittany, being teased due to her alopecia. Peggy Knight helps out.

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Comment by Carissa on June 17, 2008 at 6:38pm
I was lucky, that my school wasn't quite as cruel as hers. But I suppose my school got used to me. ha ha, I didn't lose it in highschool. I lost it when I was three or four, so they had to accept me from the beginning, ha ha. But I guess it just depends on the kids. My graduating class were actually pretty decent people, well... sort of. So, they knew me from the beginning.
Comment by Gwen on June 23, 2008 at 4:49am
my school was so much worse i was in middle school. i would have girls pull on what ever hair i had they would throw things at me the boys pulled my wigs off. it was bad i was in fights every week
Comment by Cheryl, Co-founder on August 26, 2008 at 8:50pm
Hi Everybody. Brittany is now a member of Alopecia World!
Comment by Ms. Yvette on October 30, 2008 at 4:18pm
I remember this episode and I was in tears at work because all I could think about was my daughter. Luckily her classmates didn't tease her because they seen the transition of everything but I fear for her everyday.
Comment by Valerie Tirro on November 6, 2010 at 7:58am
wow!!! I could not even imagine. Luckily I had hair then. I'm sure I would have been a train wreck! I am as an adult.

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