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Beauty in the Face of Illness

By Gillian Ferris Kohl

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Flagstaff, AZ – One of the most common side effects of some chemotherapy treatments is hair loss. It can be especially devastating for women, particularly when it comes time to shave their hair completely. But, a hair stylist in Flagstaff is trying to make the experience a little less traumatic. Robert Allison runs Salon Called Hope. And it's one of the only private salons in the country that offers free services to cancer patients. Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris Kohl reports.