Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski shaved his head to raise awareness for pediatric cancer at a charity event.
Participating in the Kid's Cancer Buzz Off charity, Gronkowski had participating members of the charity buzz off the hair on his head, which wasn't a whole lot to begin with.
He tweeted a before and after photo on his personal twitter page:
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>I'm tackling pediatric cancer today with <a href="https://twitter.com/buzzforkids">@buzzforkids</a>! Before & after! What do you think? <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23buzzforkids&src=hash">#buzzforkids</a> <a href="http://t.co/hsJyJqtlWQ">pic.twitter.com/hsJyJqtlWQ</a></p>— Rob Gronkowski (@RobGronkowski) <a href="https://twitter.com/RobGronkowski/statuses/475670412190179330">June 8, 2014</a></blockquote>
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Gronkowksi will continue his rehab this summer with a shaved head, though it will probably grow back out by the time the regular season starts — unless he keeps buzzing it.
This was certainly an important gesture from New England's top tight end to his community.
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