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Window cleaner dresses up for charity

December 4, 2012

LONDON — A London window cleaner will go to work dressed as Father Christmas for the entire month of December in order to raise money for a cancer charity, according to the Essex County Standard.

santa window cleanerLevi Mitchell, 21, wants to raise £1,000 for cancer research after one of his colleagues, Russell Stevenson, 53, lost his battle with cancer last month, the article stated.

According to the article, Mitchell, who works for Hanley Cleaning Services, plans to complete his December window rounds around Essex in a Santa suit.

"Russell was diagnosed six months ago and by then they had caught it too late and they couldn’t do anything for him," said Mitchell.

"He was the one who got me into the trade, I didn’t know what to be doing before he asked me to become a window cleaner so I owe him a lot," Mitchell added.

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