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Packer John Kuhn's new look creates cancer awareness

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 Packers player John Kuhn shaved his beard to help promote prostate cancer awareness.

The NFL fullback says he chose to shave his beard to grow it again for "Movember."

That's when men grow out there facial hear during the month of November to create awareness for the disease.

 "I think its extremely important and I think this kick off here today is a great way to get the word out," said Kuhn at the event at Froedtert Clinical Cancer Center in Milwaukee.

Some prostate cancer survivors were on hand for the event.

Kuhn says he hopes his new look with inspire others.
   
"The dedication by myself and the other doctor to grow our hair out and to be consistent with it and to continually suggest that other men around the state do the same and the women with the fake mustaches, that's a great way to do it as well," said Kuhn.

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