'I just want to begin by saying that none of this was my fault. The whole thing started with my favourite girl band; WitchCraft. They were who I wanted to be; they were beautiful, they could sing and dance and above all, they were cool. And I wanted the Witchcraft hairdo - I wanted it more than anything else in the world. But then I got it, and I thought it would be so cool but it wasn't. Because it turned out that my hair had plans of its own. My hair wanted to ruin my life.
My name is Melanie, I'm ten years old, and this is my story.'