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Movember: Did you know...

Mo Bros can come in all shapes and sizes and from any background. If you can grow it, you can participate.

Many sports fans are well acquainted with Movember, a grassroots effort that aims to raise awareness about men's health.

Movember participants, the most famous of which may be the NFL’s Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, grow mustaches each November to raise awareness about mental health and suicide prevention, prostate cancer, and testicular cancer.

Since the campaign's inception in 2003, Movember has funded more than 1,250 men's health projects around the world. While the Movember movement is a fun way to raise awareness about men's health, prospective participants should know there are rules they must follow to be true men of Movember. 

The first rule is that, once they register at, participants must begin the month of November with a clean-shaven face. Over the next 30 days, each participant, or Mo Bro, must grow and groom his mustache.Beards and goatees are forbidden, as are fake mustaches. As

Movember progresses, Mo Bros must use their budding lip brushes to create conversation and raise funds for men's health. Finally, each Mo Bro must conduct himself like a true gentleman. More information about Movember can be found at

This Movember feature is brought to you by Great West Media Content Studio and in part by the Sponsors on this page. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of the editorial staff.

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