CONWAY, SC (WMBF) – One of Conway’s most famous mules has been shaved for a good cause.
Coastal Carolina linebacker Teddy Gallagher had his bleached blonde locks cut Thursday. The hair will now be donated to the Dylan Adams Foundation and will be part of an auction to benefit cancer research.
The organization is named after Dylan Adams, a 13-year-old boy from Hartsville who lost his two-year battle with cancer in October 2020. His parents, Mike and Jennifer Adams, then created the endowment – which goes directly to the patients and families struggling. pediatric cancer, as well as towards research to help those affected.
Gallagher, who said his father was a cancer survivor, called the haircut a “chapter closure” and was more than happy to help.
“It just means a lot of being able to help in any way you can,” he said.
Mike Adams was able to see Gallagher’s haircut in person and said it meant a lot that he chose to help their cause.
“We’ve followed Teddy throughout his career, basically,” he said. “Our son loved football. Towards the end of her life with her treatment, her hair turned blonde. So it just hit near my home. “
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