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Movember Spreads to USC Campus

USC students sport the ‘stash in support of men's health.  

Movember has officially arrived. Men across the United States get the chance to skip pressing the razor to their faces and go au naturale.

(Photo by Sarah Hansen)
(Photo by Sarah Hansen)

Movember is an annual campaign during the month of November that encourages the growth of facial hair to raise awareness for prostate cancer and other men's health issues. 

(Photo by Sarah Hansen)
(Photo by Sarah Hansen)

“Second to breast cancer awareness and pink ribbon, growing out facial hair is the best way to say something about a cause. Growing out facial hair promotes awareness and making sure that people realize the serious issue of prostate cancer,” USC undergrad Giovanni Moujaes said. 

(Photo by Sarah Hansen)
(Photo by Sarah Hansen)

The Movember Foundati on was founded in 2004 by Adam Garone who is a former prostate cancer survivor, according to the foundation website

The Movember organization has raised $47 million to fund prostate cancer research worldwide. The movement first became popular in 2007, according to a recent ABC News article. 


The participation in this year's Movember is incredible! Take a look at some facts about this year's MOVEMent:

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