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Head shave honours mum's cancer fight

A YATE woman has had her head shaved to raise money after her mother survived breast cancer.

Jenny Thomas decided to help the charity which supported mum Rowena Knibbs, 65 when she was treated for the disease last year.

It is the second time Jenny, 35, has lost her locks to help Macmillan Cancer Support, which provides physical, emotional and financial support to cancer patients and their families.

But her previous fundraising happened before the "incredibly shocking" experience of seeing her mum diagnosed.

Read the full story here.

 

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