Charity fundraiser gets Mr T haircut | Plymouth Herald | 15 May 2015

From the Plymouth Herald, 15 May 2015.

A CHARITY fundraiser took on an unusual challenge – subjecting himself to a ‘Mr T haircut’.

Lee Stammers has lived with chronic fatigue syndrome, otherwise known as ME, for 15 years and says the disease has “robbed him of a normal adulthood”.

“Those with this condition have to live with limitations and restrictions in all facets of our lives and are often subjected to misunderstanding and judged on their actions,” he said.

“We have to live everyday with what we cannot do, pacing our time and energy and managing our daily activities.”

In an attempt to raise awareness and some much-needed cash for the ME Association, Lee went under the razor on Thursday(14) in homage to the A Team character.

“I want the public to understand more of what people with ME have to go through on a daily basis,” he said.

“I am hoping the general public and professionals alike will learn about this condition so as to reduce the stigmas involved.”

Lee has raised more than £350 so far. To donate, visit justgiving.com/Lee-Stammers10.

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