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South Shore residents go bald for second year

The South Shore's first St. Baldrick's event raised more than $66,000 for childhood cancer research and drew 168 "shavees," but organizer Christy Smith doesn't plan to stop there.

Smith hopes to raise at least $50,000 during the 2013 St. Baldrick's, a night where participants shave their heads for the Northern Nevada Children's Cancer Foundation.

Smith's grandson, Bailey Johnson, was diagnosed with stage four neuroblastoma - a cancer commonly found in infants - in 1999. He was 9 months old at the time. -

"No parent should have to hear those four words, 'Your child has cancer,'" Smith said.

"Because of …

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