No Shave November Tradition

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The tradition of No Shave November can be traced to Australia in 2004. A group of 30 men organized an event and grew moustaches for 30 days to raise awareness for prostate cancer and depression in men. Before No Shave November was created, it started off as Movember, which was used as an Australian holiday for men to shave off their mustache. Years later it transitioned over to North American, mainly the U.S. When Movember transitioned over to America, and became No Shave November, the trend had begun to grow throughout social media as a trending event for many people (Johnson, J.).
It wasn’t until the fall of 2009 that members of the Chicago land Hill family decided to use it as a means to raise money for charity because of their father who
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