Brazil’s Lula da Silva shaves beard in cancer battle

BBC News, 11/17/2011

Brazil's Lula da Silva shaves beard in cancer battle

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has had his hair and trademark beard shaved off as he battles throat cancer.

Lula was shaved by his wife Marisa Leticia ahead of his next round of chemotherapy, which can make a patient’s hair fall out.

Pictures released by the former leader’s press office show him bald and beardless – but still with a moustache.

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One thought on “Brazil’s Lula da Silva shaves beard in cancer battle

  1. Lula, nunca perca a alegria e a vontade de viver, isso é fundamental. Hoje temos tratamentos muito eficazes e devemos nos empenhar em lutar cada dia mais!!! A Marisa muita força e determinação.

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