After His Sister Had A Tumor Removed, He Shaved His Head To Match Her Scar

"I think my barber can do something that will look like that."

When an operation to remove a medulloblastoma tumor left 17-year-old Alana McMullan with a 10-inch scar on the back of her head, her brother, Ethan, decided to show his support by shaving his head to match his sister's scar

According to Inside Edition, three of Ethan and Alana's grandparents are currently battling cancer, and the family has stood by the saying: "No one fights alone." So after seeing Alana's scar, Ethan decided to shave the hair at the back of his head in the same shape. 

"I saw her scar right after she got out of surgery. I saw it before she did," Ethan tells the publication. "I was like, 'That's a pretty big scar,' and I was like, 'I think my barber can do something that will look like that.'"

Ethan also shared photo evidence of their matching looks to Twitter: "I love my little sister! Time to kick this tumor's butt!!" he writes. 

"I have the best big brother," Alana tweeted. 


Ethan's tweet has been liked over 1,500 times, with people responding with kind words: 

Yahoo! reports that doctors say Alana's tumor is malignant, and she will be starting chemotherapy. 

"Should her hair fall out as a result the the treatment, Ethan has vowed to shave his head in solidarity."

We love how supportive these siblings are of one another, and we wish them all the best in the journey ahead. 


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