Barber in Egypt gives free wigs to kids with cancer

Thanks to one barber in Cairo, Egypt, a 5-year-old cancer patient can't stop smiling or playing with her hair.

Sameh Sallam fixed the little girl a brand new wig to boost her morale. He provides the free service exclusively to children with cancer.

Sallam began the initiative after seeing how happy getting a new wig made one child. He gets help from his father, who finds medically appropriate wigs for each child.

So far, Sallam has helped 10 children. With such great joy as his result, he’ll be sure to rack up even more smiles in the future.

Check out the video above to learn more. 

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Barber Sameh Sallam dries a new wig before fitting it on cancer patient, Lara Mostafa, at his barbershop in Cairo, Egypt, November 5, 2018. Picture taken November 5, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
Cancer patient, Lara Mostafa, brushes her new hair after receiving a wig fitting at a barbershop in Cairo, Egypt, November 5, 2018. Picture taken November 5, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Cancer patient, Lara Mostafa, plays with a wig at a local barbershop in Cairo, Egypt, November 5, 2018. Picture taken November 5, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
Cancer patient, Lara Mostafa with father Mohamed Mostafa smiles after wig fitting at a local barbershop in Cairo, Egypt, November 5, 2018. Picture taken November 5, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
Cancer patient, Lara Mostafa, waits for a wig fitting at a local barbershop in Cairo, Egypt, November 5, 2018. Picture taken November 5, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
Barber Sameh Sallam presents cancer patient, Lara Mostafa, her new hairstyle after a wig fitting in Cairo, Egypt, November 5, 2018. Picture taken November 5, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
Cancer patient, Lara Mostafa, brushes her new hair after receiving a wig fitting at a barbershop in Cairo, Egypt, November 5, 2018. Picture taken November 5, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
Cancer patient, Lara Mostafa wearing a new wig, her father Mohamed Mostafa and barber Sameh Sallam pose for a selfie in Cairo, Egypt, November 5, 2018. Picture taken November 5, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
Barber Sameh Sallam cuts hair of new wig worn by cancer patient, Lara Mostafa, at his barbershop in Cairo, Egypt, November 5, 2018. Picture taken November 5, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
Barber Sameh Sallam fixes a new wig on cancer patient, Lara Mostafa, at his barbershop in Cairo, Egypt, November 5, 2018. Picture taken November 5, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
Cancer patient, Lara Mostafa, brushes her new hair after receiving a wig fitting at a barbershop in Cairo, Egypt, November 5, 2018. Picture taken November 5, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
Cancer patient, Lara Mostafa, ties her new hair after receiving a wig fitting at a barbershop in Cairo, Egypt, November 5, 2018. Picture taken November 5, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
Cancer patient, Lara Mostafa, brushes her new hair after receiving a wig fitting at a barbershop in Cairo, Egypt, November 5, 2018. Picture taken November 5, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
Barber Sameh Sallam prepares cancer patient, Lara Mostafa, before she receives a new wig at his barbershop in Cairo, Egypt, November 5, 2018. Picture taken November 5, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
Cancer patient, Lara Mostafa, brushes her new hair after receiving a wig fitting at a barbershop in Cairo, Egypt, November 5, 2018. Picture taken November 5, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
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