BALD and brave twins Jonathan and David Stretton-Downes along with four friends went for the full shave as part of their campaign to raise £100,000 for the British Heart Foundation.

6XOPEN is a campaign set up by the brothers, who are from Bedale, to mark the sixth open heart operation Jonathan will be undergoing later this year.

The shave in was staged in London’s Piccadilly circus, along with a flash mob and is one of six major fundraising events the brothers are staging this year.Jonathan, 28,who is a filmmaker says life is a lot chillier now his hair has disappeared but added: “The campaign is hugely important, not just to raise funds, but to raise awareness and inspire others in similar situations. I want people to know even having six open heart surgeries doesn’t define who you are or dictate your life.”

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