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SULLIVAN COUNTY, TN (WJHL) -

The news of a classmate being diagnosed with cancer has brought together a special bond for Sullivan Central students, who are showing their support in a unique way.

Dozens of Cougars shaved their heads to let classmate Nicholas Shortridge know they are behind him in his fight.

The students paid $5 dollars each to have the cosmetology do the honors, with proceeds going to Nicholas' family.

Donations have already surpassed a $1000.

The giving doesn't stop with the monetary donations, much of the hair cut off will go to Wigs for Kids and Locks of Love.

To see more of this heartwarming act, click on the attached video report. 

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