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Lexi Freese, 7, is shown before the haircut that trimmed off about 12 inches of her hair Friday at The Neat Top Beauty Salon in Fulda.

So long to Lexi's locks

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FULDA -- Just a few years ago, Lexi Freese was a bald little girl, having los most of her hair as a side effect of chemotherapy treatment for leukemia.


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Beth Rickers
Beth Rickers is the veteran in the newspaper staff with 25 years as the Daily Globe's Features Editor. Interests include cooking, traveling and beer tasting and making with her home-brewing husband, Bryan. She writes an Area Voices blog called Lagniappe, which is a Creole term that means "a little something extra." It can be found at  
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