Braving the shaver

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Published on April 15, 2013

YACC founder and executive director Geoff Eaton, poses with Avalon Celtics Atom B hockey players (from left) John Shea, Brendan Fitzpatrick, Riley Best, Sean Fitzpatrick, Jack Melendy and Ian Shears, after the young lads had their heads shaved.

Published on April 15, 2013

— Photo by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram

Published on April 15, 2013

Gillian Webster (left) and her co-worker Michelle Norman, both employees of Kearney’s Watch Repair in the Avalon Mall, display their finished look.

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Volunteer hair stylists Daniele Barnes (left) and Elizabeth Rose of the Woodford Training Centre prepare the hair of Michelle Norman, an employee of Kearney’s Watch Repair in the Avalon Mall, prior to her and co-worker Gillian Webster getting buzzed.

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Edwin Poole conjures up a jolly smile and hams it up a little for the Tely camera as he holds out his locks prior to losing his hair, beard and “biker look.”

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Eight-year-old Finbar Browne (right) tries to emulate the look of his dad, local rugby player Noel (Noelly) Browne (Jr.), after Finbar had his head shaved in the St. John’s segment of the Young Adult Cancer Canada’s (YACC) 8th annual Shave for the Brave at the Avalon Mall Saturday
morning.

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Retired Royal Newfoundland Constabulary officer Robert Price, who is currently battling cancer, graciously supported Shave for the Brave on Saturday morning.

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One of the youngest tykes to live up to the challenge and face the clippers on Saturday was four-year-old Jaxon Lynch of St. John’s, who had his head shaved by hair stylist Jessica Hammond of the Woodford Training Centre.

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Volunteer stylist Brianne Hunt (left), an employee of Regis Hair Salon, and participant Katie Young, 5, a kindergarten student, display one of the locks of hair that she had cut off.

Published on April 15, 2013

Siblings Katie Young, 5, (left) and Zachary Young, 7, kindergarten and Grade 2 students, display their toques they received after Katie had her hair cut off and Zachary got the full buzz job done.

For three hours on Saturday April 13, 2013, about 300 brave souls from the capital city and surrounding municipalities ventured to the GAP Court in the Avalon Mall to lose their locks — including facial hair in some cases — all in support of a great cause. Photos by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram

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  • Coffey
    April 15, 2013 - 17:21

    Jaxon is my nephew and I am so very proud of him as are all the family....he is so brave and so amazing and his parents darryl and chantelle are so very blessed....Love you Jaxon