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Time to shave off half that mo!
Movember is coming to an end and on this final day of November the organisers of the event are encouraging those who’ve spent the month embracing their follicular prowess to shave off half their moustache.
Why, you ask?
Well, the folks at the Movember Foundation want you to shave your glorious mo down so that it’s flying at half-mast, in honour of all the Aussie blokes that die every year from preventable causes.
“It will take a brave man to step up to the basin and bid farewell to half of their fully-fledged handlebar, wisp, or trucker moustache on the last day of Movember,” Movember Foundation country director (Australia and New Zealand) Charlotte Webb said in a statement.
In November alone, 468 Australian men died from prostate cancer,