Seven-Year-Old Shaves Head for Friend

June 25, 2014 Updated Jun 25, 2014 at 1:05 PM EDT

By Rachel Elzufon

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June 25, 2014 Updated Jun 25, 2014 at 1:05 PM EDT

Cheektowaga, NY (WKBW) - A first grader at Mary Queen of Angels in Cheektowaga showed a lesson in compassion and friendship.

On the last day of school, students gathered to watch several classmates shave their heads in support of Bald for Bucks.

Piper Scotch, at seven-years-old, decided to participate to support her friend, Nya Ricks. Nya just completed treatment for AML Leukemia.

Watch the video to see the girls' heartwarming story.

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