Amanda Sexton is an oncology nurse at UAMS with a passion for childhood cancer. At 23 years old, she has just published her first book, targeted at children of 8-12 years old who have been diagnosed with cancer.
Oh No, My Hair! tells the story of Georgia, a little girl battling leukemia who is cleared by her doctor to attend regular summer camp. A last-minute mixup during packing leaves her wig behind and instead of blending in, she immediately stands out as different — a cancer patient, for the loss of her hair. From there, she learns how to find people who see past such things and accept her for who she is.
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Photo by Jamison Mosley