Archive Article: 2001/11/09

9 November 2001

Surrey dairy farmer David Nicholas (blue shirt) helped raise more than £17,000 for The Royal Marsden Hospitals childrens unit, where his daughter Annie is being treated for leukaemia. The group from Sevenoaks Rugby Club raised the money shaving off their hair and beards and here – with the money collected and his hair grown back – David helps present the cheque to a hospital representative. "Annies illness has made us focus on things other than farming over the last two years since she was diagnosed at the age of 14 months – which may have been a help and made us be more positive," says David.

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