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Girl Shaves Head for Pal, Breaks School Dress Code

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Kamryn Renfro, left, a student at Caprock Academy, shaved her head in support of her friend Delaney Clements, right, who’s battling Stage 4 cancer. (Photo: The Daily Sentinel) Kamryn Renfro, left, a student at Caprock Academy, shaved her head in support of her friend Delaney Clements, right, who’s battling Stage 4 cancer. (Photo: The Daily Sentinel)
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.  (AP) - A Colorado girl who shaved her head to support a friend who went bald because of cancer treatment has been told she violated her school's dress code.

Kamryn Renfro of Grand Junction shaved her head to help Delaney Clements get through chemotherapy. Kamryn at first wasn't allowed to return to classes at Caprock Academy, the charter school she attends.

The (Grand Junction) Daily Sentinel (http://bit.ly/1gVbSId) reports that the school board's chairwoman says the school's the dress code is designed to promote uniformity and a non-distracting environment. She said exceptions can be made under extraordinary circumstances.

The school has since reversed its decision and the girl is back in class.


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