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WNCC pampers cancer survivors with free treatment


Caitlin Sievers

Gretchen Boling receives a pedicure from WNCC cosmetology student Abby Meads.

The Western Nebraska Community College cosmetology department was plastered in pink on Thursday in honor of cancer survivors being treated to a free spa day. Laughter trickled out of the pedicure room and into the department's hallway as the survivors laughed and joked with one another. The mood was bolstered by the positive messages from the students to the cancer survivors spread over white boards, posters and mirrors.

"They're just loving it," said Alice Macht, cosmetology instructor at WNCC.

Macht, a cancer survivor herself, coordinated the event wherein WNCC cosmetology students prov...

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