Woman With Cancer Visits Barber To Shave Her Head, Barber Goes Bald In Tender Act Of Support

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Barber goes bald to support customer with cancer

Getting diagnosed with cancer is difficult. Such life-altering news can cause recipients to feel worried and emotional.

Two ways that we can help them to get through such times are showing our support and assuring them that they are not alone.

If you want to know how, here’s the story of a Thai barber who decided to go bald after knowing his customer was diagnosed with cancer.

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Customer with cancer visits barber shop to have her head shaved

On 3rd March 2022, a video of a Thai barber at The Tripple Barber in Chonburi who shaved his head in support of his customer, who was diagnosed with cancer, was uploaded on a TikTok account, @tistongdo.

The video saw the female customer seated while the barber was shaving her head.

Before having her head shaved, the female customer told the barber that she was diagnosed with cancer. After learning about what she’s going through, the barber decided to do something to provide her with emotional strength.

The barber shaves his head as well

Tears formed in the customer’s eyes when she saw the barber’s gesture of solidarity.

He turned the clippers towards his head and shaved off all of his hair.

GIF: @tistongdo

The barber’s actions seem to have resonated with many netizens. The video has been watched over 9.3 million times and liked 1.4 million times on TikTok.

Netizens applauded the barber

After the clip was uploaded, many netizens applauded the barber for his demonstration of support.

Screenshot: @tistongdo

Translation: May this world be kind to you and the owner of the barber shop. LOVE

One commenter sent her good wishes to the barber.

Screenshot: @tistongdo

Translation: I’m gonna cry. You’re so cool.

Another netizen said she almost cried when she saw the clip and showed her admiration for the barber.

Screenshot: @tistongdo

Translation: It’s a very cool way to send someone encouragement.

One viewer praised the barber for his demonstration of support.

Hats off to this barber for his cool way of sending customer’s positive encouragement

The barber didn’t only set a good example of how to demonstrate one’s support. He also showed us know that acts of encouragement hold great power in helping those going through the difficult time.

We also hope that the woman will recover from her condition soon.

Cover images adapted from (L-R): @tistongdo

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