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July 24, 2006 | by  | in News | [ssba]

Mo’ Month a ‘success’. Pity about all that facial hair

THE BOOK closed on another chapter of Mo’ Month of May last week, when nearly $1000 raised by students was handed over to Women’s Refuge.

MMM organiser Paul Brown says the amount raised by the selling of fake moustaches was almost double the $500 raised for the teen cancer support group CanTeen last year.

Brown says he sees the irony in a symbol of masculinity such as a moustache being used to raise money for battered women.

“It was just a success really”, he adds.

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Nicola Kean: feature writer, philanthropist, womanly woman. Nicola is the smallest member of the Salient team, but eats really large pieces of lasagne. Favourites include 80s music, the scent of fresh pine needles and long walks on the beach.

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  1. blogette says:

    inspiring.

  2. Nicola Kean says:

    Is the state of your social life so dire that you have to comment on everything?

  3. bloggette@vuwsa.com says:

    yes

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