Two mums from Alaska have set up a magical project to help the dreams of little girls undergoing cancer treatment come true.
The Magic Yarn Project was set up by Holly Christensen and Bree Hitchcock, both of whom are mothers with three children.
Christensen told us how the project came about.
“I am a nurse and have been a cancer nurse in the past,” she said, “which is what has given me the drive and passion for this project. This project was first inspired when I found out last fall that the daughter of one of my college friends was diagnosed with cancer at the tender age of 2.”
Christensen went on: “Knowing how sick she would get and how difficult it would likely be for her to lose her long, blonde, curly hair, and knowing that the chemotherapy would make her bare scalp too sensitive and tender to wear a traditional wig, I made her a Rapunzel yarn wig on a soft crocheted beanie and sent it to her.”