Bold, Brave & Beautiful


Bold, brave and beautiful are the words to describe Shannon. Like nearly 6.5 million others in the U.S., Shannon has alopecia areata, a condition in which the body’s immune system attacks the hair follicles. This disease is highly cyclical and unpredictable. Hair can grow back in or fall out at anytime, and the course of the disease is different for each person. Alopecia does not discriminate. It affects males and females equally and can occur at any age.  The emotional toll of alopecia can be just as acute as the physical toll, as its sufferers struggle to accept their condition.
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