Late in her battle with a rare form of cancer, Mia Sidaros flew to New York for a photo shoot with Vogue magazine. The publication had connected with the fashion-forward teenager through her blog, and they wanted to meet her for a feature about women dealing with hair loss.
“Beauty to me was about fitting in,” she was quoted as saying in Vogue. “Now I want to stand out.”
Sidaros, who passed away about a week later at the age of 17, didn’t get much of a chance to stand out on her own following that East Coast trip. It’s partly why her parents are launching a business in Santa Monica in her honor, hoping it will keep her memory alive and perhaps prevent other children and families from having to endure similar tragedies.
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