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George Bush shaves head to support child with cancer
Former U.S. president shaves his head in solidarity with a young toddler with leukemia.
Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 8:37 AM
Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush shaved his head this week to show support for the 2-year-old son of one of his Secret Service agents.
The boy, Patrick, recently lost his hair as a side effect of his chemo treatment for leukemia
. To show some love and support, Patrick's dad and other members of Bush's Secret Service detail decided to shave their heads. Bush, the nation's 41st president, decided to offer his support for the boy and his team by shaving his own head for the cause. The pic below shows Bush and his entire Secret Service detail, all with shaved domes, as they support little Patrick.
The Bush office also announced that Bush's Protective Division has "launched a website at www.patrickspals.org
to assist with Patrick's medical bills, and organized the Inaugural Patrick's Pals Motorcycle Benefit Run on Aug. 10 in Kennebunkport — a 50-mile motorcycle ride through the Maine countryside followed by a lunch and silent auction to raise funds for Patrick's treatments."
Bush and his wife, Barbara, lost their second child, 4-year-old Robin, to leukemia 60 years ago this October.
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