May 23, 2005
Photos by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Appeal Betty Retzer cries after cutting an 18-inch ponytail off her friend Shirley Allen, above, on Tuesday at Prophecy, a hair salon in Dayton. Corinna Green, standing in back, shaved Allen's head, along with a number of other friends who came out to support Retzer's battle with breast cancer. Top left, Kathy Green, owner of Prophecy, jokes with Retzer as they play with Allen's ponytail. At left, Retzer reacts as her husband, Bob, cuts off some of her hair.