Mustache leads to awareness campaign

Nov. 24, 2012 at 5:24 a.m.

Like Father Like Son

Like Father Like Son

Perhaps there is nothing more manly than a mustache.

Ask 37-year-old Victoria resident Carl Ruschhaupt, who has been growing his mustache this month for Movember, a movement to raise awareness about men's health.

"When you don't shave, people will say something like, 'Hey, that looks dumb. Why are you growing a mustache?'"

This gets the conversation going, he said.

No Shave November is not a part of the Movember charity, and, in fact, isn't a charity at all, just good fun.

But Ruschhaupt likes that his mustache can stir conversations about men's health.

"Men don't talk a lot about their health," he said.

Here are photos of men growing facial hair for either charity or just for fun.



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