Cheerleader shaves her head for cancer research!

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  • Colts cheerleader said she would ditch her locks if the team mascot could raise $10,000 for cancer research
  • Hear how people have responded to her new look

Whether you're a fan of the Indianapolis Colts or not, you can't help but get behind their coach, Chuck Pagano, who's battling leukemia.

Remember when he came into the team locker room to motivate his players earlier this month? He was in the middle of chemotherapy treatment and had lost all his hair-- but certainly not his heart.

Read more: Colts cheerleaders go bald for a good cause

His players were so moved by that speech that some of them shaved their own heads to support the coach while he battles cancer.

Now that spirit is spreading to the sidelines. Cheerleader Megan M. promised Colts fans she would shave her head if the team mascot could raise $10,000 for cancer research.

Watch: Colts cheerleader accepts head shaving challenge

Well he raised more than double that amount and Megan followed through on her promise!

Check out the interview above to see what sparked her decision to shave her locks. We also ask how people have responded to her new look so far.

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