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Rob Gronkowski Shaves Head at One Mission Kid's Cancer Buzz-Off

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    Cancer is a scary diagnosis, especially for kids. Young patients are getting a show of solidarity from Patriots superstar Rob Gronkowski and many others who are shaving their heads for the cause (Published Monday, June 6, 2016)

    Cancer is a scary diagnosis, especially for kids. Young patients are getting a show of solidarity from Patriots superstar Rob Gronkowski and many others who are shaving their heads for the cause.

    "Definitely puts things into perspective and you just never know how serious things are until you see it happen, " says Gronkowski.

    The Patriots tight end is back at Gillette Stadium, working with "One Mission," a pediatric cancer support foundation that's already raised $6 million.

    "Visiting the hospital you see what they are going through at such a young age, " says Gronkowski.

    The children going through this ordeal are the ones inspiring him to do even more, like 7-year-old Layla Flint, who's battling leukemia and spends hours doing chemotherapy.

    "We used to go outside to cry, we tried not to show her, we tried to be strong in front of her, " says her dad Paul Flint.

    In the game of life, your chances of beating cancer increase when loving family members, complete strangers, and superstars like Gronkowski, shave their heads for the sake of team unity and finding a cure for cancer.