Disabled Spalding mum will brave the shave to raise cash for Macmillan Cancer Support
A disabled Spalding mum is putting her own health troubles aside to help people living with cancer.
Lorraine Roofe (48), of Severn Road, has spinal problems and can walk a only a few paces.
But that won’t stop her sitting in the barber’s chair at a World’s Biggest Coffee Morning event - and having her head completely shaved.
The mum-of-two will lose her hair at the Red Lion Hotel, in Market Place, on Friday, September 27 during the hotel's coffee morning that runs from 10am-2pm.
Lorraine will Brave the Shave at about 11.30am and has been inspired by family and friends who are battling cancer.
She said: "I just think it's a horrible disease and there is so much of it about. It's horrendous."
Lorraine lost an uncle to cancer and her brother-in-law has throat and mouth cancer.
"He is fighting it, bless him," said Lorraine. "He's been very ill.
Lorraine had to give up her night-shifts at a supermarket in Boston due to her own health problems with the onset of facet joint syndrome.
"I am on that many tablets I am surprised I don't rattle," said Lorraine.
She's collecting sponsors and isn't at all worried about the upcoming head shave.
Lorraine said: "It's just hair, isn't it and the money is going to a great cause.
"My hair grows pretty quick as well."
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