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NM Firefighters ready for St. Baldrick’s fundraiser in Rio Rancho

The New Mexico Firefighters Event for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation which raises money for childhood cancer research will be held on Sunday, March 11, at the Santa Ana Star Center (Greg Sorber/Journal)

Every January, Aaron McDevitt forgoes getting his hair cut.

The firefighter usually keeps his hair closely cropped because of his job.

Yet, for nearly three months, he grows out his hair in order to get it shaved for charity.

McDeviit is one of dozens who participate in the New Mexico Firefighters Event for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation.

The event has been raising money to help fund research to find a cure for cancers affecting children.

It features firefighters, police officers, EMTs and others throughout our community shave their head in solidarity to these young warriors.

The original eve...

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