Pechanga Spa’s ‘Mane Campaign’ visits Hemet’s Little Lake Elementary School

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Hairstylists from Pechanga Resort Casino’s Spa Pechanga prepare a group of children’s and adults’ hair, Oct. 9, at Little Lake Elementary School in Hemet to be cut and donated to the Hair We Share organization to make wigs for women battling cancer. Shane Gibson photo
Nineteen young ladies and students from four Hemet schools and several of their parents each gave, 8-10 inches of hair during the first Spa Pechanga Mane Campaign held at Little Lake Elementary School Wednesday, Oct. 9. The students, who waited to have their hair cut by one of five Spa Pechanga hairdressers, showed their smiles in giving a gift of their hair that will be fashioned into a wig for a recovering cancer patient. While the students learned compassion, kindness and the joy of giving, a few couldn’t hold back a few tears, not from losing some of their hair, but from the memory of a relative or close friend who was died of cancer. Destiny Alvarez, 13, from Dartm
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