December 3, 2012 The story of the missing hat, which her mom wore while having chemotherapy, touched many. "The hat IS important to me," Hughes writes today. "This IS a good story. Honestly though, there are so many people in this world whose stories deserve to be told. We've got bigger fish to fry than a lost hat."
November 30, 2012 Bridget Hughes' floppy hat is one of the only things she could keep with her as a reminder of her mom, who died when Hughes was 7. It was the hat her mother wore while in chemotherapy. This week, Hughes says, it was lost at the Phoenix airport. Now, Hughes' Facebook post is whipping around the Web.