Kellie Pickler Breaks Down, Makes Incredible Gesture For Friend Battling Cancer

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Kellie Pickler’s best friend, Summer, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012. Pickler’s bond with her friend is more of a sisterhood, than it is a friendship. 

Tearfully, the country singer says,

“The day that we found out that Summer had breast cancer, was one of the hardest days, ever, in my life.”

To let her know that she was not alone in this fight, Kellie vowed to be by Summer’s side every step of the way. 

Summer reveals that she was, “advised by some wonderful women who have been where I am now, to go ahead and shave my head now, because you don’t want to wake up with it on your pillow. It’s more devastating for it to happen that way.”

In a meaningful way to honor her friend, Kellie shaved her head, so Summer would not be alone in this fight against cancer. The two best friends sat side by side during the process and were both brought to tears by this emotional experience that they will remember forever. 

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Summer told her, “I’m just so thankful to have you in my life.” We’re sure Kellie is thankful to have Summer in her life as well. 

Take a look at the emotional video below. 

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