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Former Miss Panama donates hair to raise cancer awareness

The ‘new look of Miss Panama 2018, Iveth Rosa Montezuma who donated her hair that has not been cut since she was 10 to raise awareness of cancer victims has gone viral.

On February 4 World Cancer Day she said – ‘Today I want to share a piece of me, with someone that I know needs it much more than I do. It will not be much, but for me it has a great meaning and is very special,  I have had the opportunity to own it and take care of it, that a little person will love it and be very happy. ‘

Montezuma,27, who represented Panama in the Miss Universe event said that she has always believed that she should do something for others.

Rosa Iveth, born in Chiriquí and from the Alto Caballero community, Ngäbe-Buglé region, is remembered, among other things, for having given a speech to the United Nations, carrying a message of inclusion and empowerment of indigenous women reports Mi Diario.

She said that with the donation of her long, black hair, she seeks to ‘raise awareness and mobilize society to advance in the prevention and control of cancer, a difficult stage for everyone who lives it without distinction of race or age. or gender .

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