Clare Bowen, Nashville

Jennifer Cooper

Such a moving gesture!

Nashville star Clare Bowen wrote a heartwarming Facebook post explaining her recent haircut. It turns out, when the actress was a small child, she was "diagnosed with end stage nephroblastoma."

She recounts her childhood spent in the hospital, surrounded by kids undergoing similar situations. The gorgeous post-haircut pic shows a blue-eyed Bowen's pixie cut with that caption "It's Just Hair." Preach!

The actress notes, "I was really inspired when I heard a story about a little girl who said she couldn't be a princess because she didn't have long hair, and I wanted her, and others like her to know that's not what makes a princess, or a warrior, or a superhero. It's not what makes you beautiful either."

Wanna know why I cut it all off?When I was four years old, I asked my mother; "Are there heaters in Heaven?" I had...

Posted by Clare Bowen on Wednesday, November 11, 2015

"It's your insides that count…" she continues, "even if you happen to be missing half of them."

Aw. We couldn't have said it better.

What do you think of Clare's touching gesture? Share your thoughts in the comments!

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