Teacher shaves head for Macmillan

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A SECONDARY school teacher has ‘braved the shave’ for Macmillan’s charity fundraising campaign.

Joanne Sykes, who is a teacher at Park Community School in Havant, shaved her head on Tuesday, July 21 for the cancer support organisation.

Joanne, who lives in Chichester with her partner and son, said: “It was really strange to look in the mirror this morning and see my hair so short – but my hair will grow back.

“I have been sponsored £360 so far but I’m hoping that people will still donate.

“This fundraising 
event was held in 
memory of my mum’s sister who died of leukaemia at age 18, so I never met her.

“It is also in memory 
of my partner’s father and uncle who both 
died of cancer.

“My son will never get to know his own grandfather and cancer robs us all of family 
and friends before 
their time.

“New York hairdressers, on West Street in Chichester were really supportive, and it was very emotional.”

To donate, visit bravetheshave.org.uk/shavers/joanne-sykes/?success=1&campaign=145499

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