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Image: Isidora Serrano, a 14-year-old who lost her hair due to chemotherapy to treat her bone cancer, walks on the street for the first time after receiving a natural hair wig as a donation in Santiago

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Top Stylist Creates Natural Wigs for Kids With Cancer

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Image: Isidora Serrano, 14, who lost her hair due to chemotherapy to treat her bone cancer, reacts upon hearing from her doctor the positive results of a blood test during her daily treatment l in Santiago

Isidora Serrano smiles as her doctor gives her the positive results of a blood test in the cancer ward of the Luis Calvo Mackenna Hospital in Santiago, Chile. A renowned hair stylist offered to create a handmade wig for 14-year-old Serrano, who is undergoing chemotherapy to treat her bone cancer, as part of a program to help children regain their self-esteem and confidence during cancer treatment.

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Image: Workers Edith Marfil and Marcela Reyes make natural hair wigs to be donated to girls undergoing chemotherapy for cancer, at the workshop owned by hair stylist Marcelo Avatte in Santiago,

Workers Edith Marfil, left, and Marcela Reyes make natural hair wigs to be donated to girls undergoing chemotherapy. More than 300 of the wigs have been donated since 2009 by Italian-Chilean hair stylist Marcelo Avatte and his team.

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Image: Edith Marifil makes a natural hair wig to be donated to a girl undergoing chemotherapy for cancer, in Santiago

Avatte says he was motivated to begin the project by the pain he felt when his own son lost his hair during chemotherapy.

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Image: Hair stylist Marcelo Avatte prepares to fit Isidora Serrano, a 14-year-old who lost her hair due to chemotherapy to treat her bone cancer, with a natural hair wig in the cancer ward of the Luis Calvo Mackenna Hospital in Santiago

Isidora Serrano prepares to try on her new wig in the cancer ward of the Luis Calvo Mackenna Hospital.

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Image: Hair stylist Marcelo Avatte prepares to fit Isidora Serrano, a 14-year-old who lost her hair due to chemotherapy to treat her bone cancer, with a natural hair wig in the cancer ward of the Luis Calvo Mackenna Hospital in Santiago

Marcelo Avatte, right, helps to fit Isidora Serrano's wig.

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Image: Isidora Serrano, a 14-year-old who lost her hair due to chemotherapy to treat her bone cancer, walks on the street for the first time after receiving a natural hair wig as a donation in Santiago

Isidora Serrano walks on the street for the first time after receiving the natural hair wig.

-- Photos taken from August-October 2014 and made available to NBC News on Nov. 17.

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