Troy Polamalu to cut off his hair for the veterans

By Josh Katzowitz | NFL Writer

Troy Polamalu won't have this much hair for much longer. (USATSI)
Troy Polamalu won't have this much hair for much longer. (USATSI)

If you love Troy Polamalu's long hair or if you just really enjoy the Head & Shoulders commercials in which he stars, these next few paragraphs might be tough to take. But it's for a good cause.

Which we hope will help heal your wounds when we tell you that the Steelers safety is clipping off his signature hair.

Polamalu explains, via his Facebook page:

“We talk about supporting veterans often, but now its time for us all to DO something. I'm getting a ceremonial haircut this Veterans Day for the #VFWManeEvent with Veterans of Foreign Wars VFW I DARE you to join me. www.VFWManeEvent.org”

Then, he posted the video below:

We know how important Polamalu's hair is to him and his Samoan heritage. Now, we know what means even more.

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