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Tom Brady gets buzz cut as cancer charity raises $6.5M

  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, left, and Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, right, pose for a selfie as they get their heads shaved as part of Saving By Shaving 5, Thursday, March 8, 2018, in Quincy, Mass. Brady was the mystery guest at Thursday's "Saving by Shaving" annual fundraiser for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. (Jessica Rinaldi /The Boston Globe via AP) Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

  • Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, right, and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, left, high five as they get their heads shaved at the "Saving By Shaving" event in support of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute at Granite Telecommunications in Quincy, Mass., Thursday, March 8, 2018. Brady was the mystery guest at Thursday's "Saving by Shaving" annual fundraiser for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. ( John Wilcox /The Boston Herald via AP) John Wilcox

  • Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, right, and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, left, get their heads shaved at the "Saving By Shaving" event in support of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute at Granite Telecommunications in Quincy, Mass., Thursday, March 8, 2018. Brady was the mystery guest at Thursday's "Saving by Shaving" annual fundraiser for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. ( John Wilcox /The Boston Herald via AP) John Wilcox

  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady gets his head shaved by Pini Swissa at the "Saving By Shaving" event in support of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute at Granite Telecommunications in Quincy, Mass., Thursday, March 8, 2018. Brady was the mystery guest at Thursday's "Saving by Shaving" annual fundraiser for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. ( John Wilcox /The Boston Herald via AP) John Wilcox


Associated Press
Thursday, March 08, 2018

QUINCY, Mass. – New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady got a buzz cut for a cancer research institute.

Brady was the mystery guest at Thursday’s “Saving by Shaving” annual fundraiser for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.

Brady showed off his new look on Instagram after his long, brown hair was shaved down with a razor.

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker had his head shaved, too.

Granite Telecommunications holds the event at its headquarters in Quincy, Mass. The company pledged to give over $5 million to the cancer institute if 1,000 people shaved their heads or beards.

Granite Telecommunications said 1,200 people participated and it’ll contribute $6.5 million for its fifth annual event.

Brady said it was an honor to join the fun and support the great work of Dana-Farber.