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WATCH: Touching Tribute for Cancer Patient

Gerdi McKenna, seated, centerSouth African breast cancer patient (seated, center) Gerdi McKenna with friends.

(AURN) -- When Gerdi McKenna of South Africa learned she had breast cancer, one devoted friend decided to organize a photo shoot for McKenna surrounded by her closest friends.  But, unbeknownst to McKenna, her friends were planning more than just a few simple photos; they each decided to shave their heads in solidarity with their ailing friend.

Gerdi McKenna

Gerdi McKenna (front, centre) was overcome with emotion when she saw what her friends and family had done (Picture: Albert Bredenhann/Vimeo)

[VIDEO] South African photographer and videographer Albert Brendenhann captured the group's surprise in a moving tribute. 



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