Local News: “Mister, Will You Weave Me a Dream Called Love?”

“Mister, Will You Weave Me a Dream Called Love?”

A pre-shorn Roy Gavarias

It’s not unusual for a man to feel he was born in the wrong era.  Some feel they would be more at home riding the range in the Old West.  Others are sure they belong on a pirate ship off the Barbary Coast.

Roy Gavarias looks like he should be squatting in a cave, staring fixedly at a pile of sticks and rocks.  He is indeed a throwback to a time when Americans were smaller and covered with fur.

 “I’ve always been hairy,” says Gavarias.  “I was the only kid in third grade with a full set of muttonchop sideburns.”

Nature has given him a lot, and now he’s giving some back.  Giving some back hair, to be exact.  Gavarias has donated an entire winter’s growth to Locks of Love, the charitable organization that makes human-hair wigs for young victims of cancer, fireworks mishaps, and other wasting diseases.

“I figured it was the right thing to do,” he says.  “I would love to see the look on a suffering child’s face when I point to her head and say, ‘That’s my back hair’.” 

He plans to contact Locks of Love to see if they will accept hair donations from even worse parts of his body.  “There’s so much more I can do for those people, if you know what I mean.”

Advertisements
  1. No trackbacks yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: