Plouffe donates hair to charity to honor his mother, a breast cancer survivor

Twins' infielder Trevor Plouffe cut his hair on Mother's Day and donated it to charity, all in honor of his mother. "She's a Breast cancer survivor who lost her hair during the chemo," Plouffe tweeted.
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Twins' infielder Trevor Plouffe cut his hair on Mother's Day and donated it to charity, all in honor of his mother. "She's a Breast cancer survivor who lost her hair during the chemo," Plouffe tweeted.

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