Colts Cheerleaders Shave Their Heads
Posted 26 November 2012 - 07:37 AM
Colts cheerleader Megan M. is a woman of her word. She's also a woman without any hair. The Indy cheerleader had her head shaved by Blue, the Colts' mascot, during the team's 20-13 win over the visiting Buffalo Bills.
Megan is just the latest member of the Colts' organization to go bald to show support for coach Chuck Pagano, who has been away from the team battling leukemia during much of the season. Shortly after the players went hairless (or orange) to show support for their coach, who lost his hair while undergoing treatment, Blue tweeted at the team's cheerleaders and asked if they were willing to do the same if he could raise $10,000 for leukemia research.
Megan accepted the challenge and #OperationShaveMegansHead was started.
With Megan's help, Blue raised $22,670, according to WTHITV, more than doubling the threshold for the trim. When it came time to hold up her end of the bargain, Megan had company. Fellow cheerleader Crystal Ann had decided to join her. Blue was ready to do the cutting.
Money can still be donated to the ChuckStrong at
Posted 26 November 2012 - 09:07 PM
Posted 27 November 2012 - 06:34 PM
I am sure Coach Pagano feels blessed to have so much support from the players, cheerleaders and fans. Many people will benefit from the research they are making possible.
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