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Charlie Villanueva Autographed 8x10 Photo #SportsMemorabilia #DetroitPistons

Pistons forward, Charlie Villanueva, was diagnosed with alopecia when he was 10, by 12 he was bald. During middle school, Villanueva says he got in trouble for wearing a cap in class. He wore it so kids wouldn't ask questions, and he wouldn't have to be the subject of his classmates' teasing. But hats weren't allowed, and he was called into the principal's office several times until his mom intervened. Still, the questions and comments came, which Villanueva endured in an angry silence.

Charlie Villanueva is using his career to help kids with alopecia, a hair disease he's had since he was a child.

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