Razors come out as Movember ends

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Movember is nearly over, and not a moment too soon for smooth-faced fans.

As part of the global movement, men grow mustaches in November as a way of drawing awareness to men's health issues, particularly prostate and testicular cancer.

Among the local media personalities who grew a mustache was WCCO's Mike Augustyniak. WCCO got nearly nine minutes of video out of the shave (this is part 1):

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KARE 11's Sven Sundgaard let viewers vote on whether to keep his 'stache.

He had a little fun first:

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