Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Lawyers Supporting Movember

The "Movember" movement aims to raise awareness of prostate cancer, to fund research, and to support survivors.  The idea was hatched in Australia in 2006, and it has grown exponentially over the last five years with $81 million raised in 2010 alone.

You can read about Movember, and make a donation if you are so inclined, here

An old friend called me last week and asked me to participate. I'll be growing a moustache (or at least attempting to do so!) during the next 30 days to support this excellent cause.

I can think of lots of actors, athletes, and rock stars over the years with great moustaches. 

But this is a legal blog, so let's give a shout out to one of the great juridical stache-growers of history: the inimitable Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., pictured below (let's see Justices Scalia or Breyer top that!):

And here's a video to help pump you up for Movember: