Letchworth woman braves the shave for Macmillan

PUBLISHED: 13:47 25 September 2018 | UPDATED: 18:00 27 September 2018

75-year-old Sandra from Letchworth has raised more than �1,000 for the charity. Picture: Keiron Wilsher Photography

75-year-old Sandra from Letchworth has raised more than �1,000 for the charity. Picture: Keiron Wilsher Photography

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An elderly woman from Letchworth has had her hair shaved off for Macmillan Cancer Support and has raised more than £2,000.

Sandra Lewis braved the shave in support of a number of close friends and family members who have or are still going through cancer treatment.

The 75-year-old told the Comet: “I keep looking in the mirror – it feels fabulous.

“A friend of mine has had two cancer operations last year. She’s got lung and bowel cancer. She also had a scare recently when they thought she might have had a brain tumour, but thank goodness it wasn’t.

“There has been so many people around me – friends, family and neighbours – that have had cancer, so I decided I had to do something.

“I want to raise as much money as I can. I’ve now passed the £2,000 mark, I can’t believe it – and donations are still coming in.”

Macmillan Cancer Support is a charity which provides specialist health care, information and financial support to people affected by cancer.

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