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Response to MADem (Reply #8)

Sun Sep 14, 2014, 02:56 AM

24. While many people with alopecia

 

would be very happy for a cure, both of my sons have told me they are not even remotely interested.

Neither son has ever had to shave. Grown men look jealous when I tell them that. And over the years they've spent zero money on haircuts, or shampoo. I'll admit, I would not be very happy if all my hair were to fall out, and I'd be eager for a cure. But my sons? Meh.

I also like that I can spot them in a crowd. Younger son plays Ultimate Frisbee, and a few I went to see him play in a tournament. I had to walk through the fields (I think there were thirty of them) of teams playing Ultimate, all I had to do was look for the bald guy. And trust me, bald looks very different from a shaved head.

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