09/22/2011 12:23 pm ET Updated Nov 22, 2011

46 Moms Shave Their Heads For Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (VIDEO)

Forty six mothers plopped down into barbers' chairs to get their heads shaved, to raise awareness for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, reports.

The initiative was organized by the advocacy group, 46 Mommas, which derived its name from a cancer diagnosis statistic. Each weekday, an average of 46 mothers learn that their kid has cancer. The group has trekked to Washington, D.C. to support the Second Annual Childhood Cancer Summit and the Creating Hope Act.

“I feel really powerful,” one mom told the news outlet.“We did something important and we did it together.”

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