Hometown Hero: Parker Wooten

Six-year-old Parker Wooten loves art class in school, and her favorite color is blue. She has a big heart and likes helping kids at school, and she's done something really big to help a little girl she will never meet.

When Parker was 4, she saw a YouTube video about a non-profit that makes wigs for children from hair donated by children. Parker and her mom, Tessica Wooten, talked about it.

Then, last month, Tessica said her daughter talked about that video, two years after she'd seen it. 

They went back to YouTube and learned more about the hair donation process.

Parker said she wanted to do that. She and her family went to Peridot Salon in Frisco, and stylist Erica Rondon cut a little bit more than two feet of Parker's hair.

Her new bob is swingy and sassy and she still has lots of hair left.

Parker told me she loves her new look and loves that her hair will help a child suffering from cancer or another disease.

WigsForKids.org is the non-profit she'll send her hair to. They request a minimum of 12 inches of a child's hair that isn't chemically treated.

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