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If 8-year-old Sarah Parisian ever needed a reminder that she wasn’t facing her battle with cancer alone her mother, Karen, was right there with a shiny bald head, to relay that message.

Karen Parisian of Minnetonka, a 1985 Brainerd High School graduate who grew up in the Merrifield area, told her daughter that if the young girl lost her hair while being treated for a brain tumor, she would shave her head as well.

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Mike O'Rourke
Mike O'Rourke began his career at the Brainerd Dispatch in 1978 as a general assignment reporter. He was named city editor in 1981 and associate editor in 1999. He covers politics and writes features and editorials.
(218) 855-5860
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