Former President Bush shaves head to support cancer patient

President George H.W. Bush sports a new look to show his support for a young cancer patient. (Office of George Bush)

July 24, 2013 1:51:48 PM PDT
President George H.W. Bush is sporting a new look now, along with members of his Secret Service, to show support for a young cancer patient.

Mr. Bush and members of his security detail shaved their heads after learning that 2-year-old Patrick, son of a member of the Bush Protective Division was battling leukemia.

Members of the Bush Protective Division launched a web site,, to assist with medical bills and have organized the Inaugural Patrick's Pals Motorcycle Benefit run August 10 in Kennebunkport.

Aside from shaving his head, the former president and Mrs. Bush made a donation to the foundation.

The Bushes lost their second child, Robin, to leukemia 60 years ago this October at the age of four.

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