Little Girl Cuts Her Hair in Solidarity With Bullied Sister

Elise Solé
Yahoo Beauty

A tween girl chopped her hair to support her little sister, who was being bullied for her own short haircut.

Sarah Orrick, an 11-year-old girl in Newcastle, Okla., decided to cut her hair after her little sister Jorgia, 9, came home from school one day feeling upset because the boys in her class were making fun of her for cutting her waist-length hair into a shorter ’do.

And here is Sara's after! She said, ' nobody bullies my little sister. And I don't get why girls with short hair are made fun of' ????This girl is fierce and totally rocking her short hair! Two weeks ago, it was to the small of her back. Her younger sister was being bullied for her short hair, so Sara cut hers to show her love and support! She's so rad! Photo taken by @amyloowho #stopbullies #WeAreTheCanvas #matrixbrandambassador #iamme #StrongerTogether #MatrixOK #BiolageRAW #bondyourblonde #StyleLink #scissorovercomb #texture #babybangs #fringe #hattorihanzonation #girlpower @matrixusa

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“I’ve known the girls’ mother Amy since elementary school, and she called me recently and asked if I would cut Sarah’s long hair,” Noell Shore, 42, a hairstylist at Hue Salon in Norman, Okla., tells Yahoo Beauty.

Once in the stylist’s chair, Sarah had plenty of opinions. “She created the entire look,” says Shore. “She spoke with her hands and said, ‘I want this piece of hair to swirl around the back of my head’ and ‘I want it cut here.’ All I did was carve it.”

Can I just tell you how much love I have for Sara!? She is such a cool gal with the most awesome sense of self and style! Every single thing I did today was because she was very explicit with her directions, and boy did we do some fun stuff!!!! #WeAreTheCanvas #iamme #StrongerTogether #matrixbrandambassador @matrix #MatrixOK #liveRAW ???? AND 2 weeks ago, her hair was to the small of her back! #GoBigOrGoHome

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The big sister also had zero doubts about her new look. “She said she was ready for a change herself, and she wanted to defend Jorgia from the boys who were mean,” says Shore.

The stylist posted a black-and-white photo and a 360-degree video of the final results to her Instagram page, where commenters are calling the cut “beautiful,” “dope,” and “rad.”

As for Jorgia’s reaction to her big sister’s new haircut? “At first, she was a little upset because she wanted to be the only one with short hair,” the girls’ mother, Amy Orrick, tells Yahoo Beauty. “But now she loves it.”

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