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Julian has a close shave for charity

REGULARS in the Masons Arms will be wondering where their hairy barman has got to.

REGULARS in the Masons Arms will be wondering where their hairy barman has got to.

But little do they know that he is still working in the popular Solihull pub – albeit rather more clean cut!

Julian Kenny went six months without a shave to help raise money for Cancer Research UK. It is a charity close to his heart as his aunt recently died of the disease and his mother also suffered from it.

And despite becoming “a little bit of a legend” in his workplace, the 23-year-old was happy to finally turn on the shaver.

“It’s been so long and I’ve waited so long to get rid of it,” he said. “The moustache was really starting to cause problems and it got to the stage where I couldn’t even eat a sandwich.

“I’ve been called all sorts of names – Jesus being the most popular.”

Julian said originally he was only planning to go unshaven for four months but the encouragement he received inspired him to carry on.

“I received lots of support from friends and my work mates so it’s all been worth it.”

“I haven’t had much luck with the ladies though, only two dates in six months, and neither have called me again!” he joked.

The barman has already raised over £700 but is hoping to reach the £1,000 mark.

To donate, visit the Masons Arms pub on Solihull High Street.

 

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