Check out this 80-year-old Randleman man's hair — and why he does it

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80-Year-Old Man Dyes Hair, Beard Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness
By Fox 8

RANDLEMAN, N.C. — You don't see many people around the Piedmont sporting pink hair – but for a man in Randleman it is part of a yearly tradition.

For the last five years, on the third Sunday in October, Frances Pope has been coloring her 80-year-old husband Jimmy's hair, beard and eyebrows pink.

It's on this Sunday when their church, Randleman Friends Meeting, asks congregation members to wear something pink in support of breast cancer awareness.

"It just brings such joy and smiles to everybody's face and then that way we have the opportunity to just mention breast cancer awareness," said Frances Pope.

The couple said this day is personal for them because they have had several family and friends fight battles with breast cancer.

Pink products you can purchase to support Breast Cancer charities:

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Check out this 80-year-old Randleman man's hair — and why he does it

Marimekko Galleria Scarf ($129)

$25 from each sale benefits the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Available from October 1 through December 31, 2015.

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S'well Exclusive CFDA/FTBC BCBG Designed Bottle ($42)

S'well, the Council of Fashion Designers of America and BCBG Max Azria have teamed up to create a limited-edition bottle that you'll only find on Joyus. 20% of the proceeds from each bottle go to Fashion Targets Breast Cancer.

Learn more here.

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VIMMIA Warrior One Legging ($104)

20% of the proceeds will benefit breast cancer treatment and research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Available October 1 through December 31, 2015.

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Pink Pony Racerback Tank ($68)

At least 25% of the purchase price of Pink Pony collection apparel and accessories will benefit the Pink Pony Fund of The Polo Ralph Lauren Foundation.

Learn more about the foundation and shop more of the collection here.

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Nest Fragrances Passion Breast Cancer Awareness Candle ($38)

10% of the price of each piece sold will be donated to support the work of The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

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Esmeralda bootie ($39.95 VIP/$49.95 MSRP)

100% net proceeds will go to OC Chapter of Susan G. Komen.

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Bobbi Brown Peony Set ($50)

This set includes a powder blush in Peony and a Mini Face Blender Brush with a pink handle. Bobbi Brown will donate $12 of every sale to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

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Jane Iredale Smell the Roses Hydration Spray ($29)

This limited-edition hydration spray was developed exclusively for Living Beyond Breast Cancer, which receives 100% of profits from sales.

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Emi-Jay 'Pink Ribbon' Hair Ties ($6.50)

20% of profits will be donated to Bright Pink.

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Estée Lauder Modern Muse Solid Perfume Keychain ($49.50)

With every purchase, Estée Lauder will donate 100% of the suggested retail price to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation from September 2015 through June 2016.

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COACH Breast Cancer Awareness Stainless Steel Charm Bracelet Watch ($295)

From October through December 2015, 10% of the sales proceeds will support The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Photo from BCRF

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Longton handbag ($29.95 VIP/$45.95 MSPR)

100% net proceeds will go to OC Chapter of Susan G. Komen.

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