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A Hairy Situation


By Mike Smale, Current Staff

In November, the days get shorter, but in West Bend, the beards get longer. “No-Shave November” is happening.

At the high school level, there seems to be little reason behind letting beards grow besides just for fun. However, No-Shave November has a merit. The idea, set forth by the American Cancer Society, is to have folks let their hair grow in order to raise awareness for prostate cancer. The participants embrace their hair, something that cancer patients can lose. Then the money not spent on shaving or grooming, or money raised by general donations, is donated to the Cancer Society for awareness and research purposes.  Continue reading

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