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Harrison to shave head of Standish

Rick Harrison of “Pawn Stars” fame (top) will be on hand to help shave the head of Miles Standish (bottom) during the ANA convention in Denver, Colo.

Who is going to shave the hair off the head of Miles Standish at the American Numismatic Association convention Aug. 3 in Denver?

The answer is none other than Rick Harrison, star of “Pawn Stars.”

Standish is giving up his hair for charity, raising money for the ANA and the nonprofit Standish Foundation for Child & Family Centered Healthcare.

Rick Harrison of History’s “Pawn Stars” program and the famous Las Vegas Gold & Silver Pawn shop is to make the first pass of the electric shaver on Miles’ head. Several Denver Broncos cheerleaders are also slated to attend as special guests to cheer on Miles, as well as sign autographs for visitors.​

Miles Standish is an award-winning numismatic author and senior grader and vice president of Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.

The Austin, Texas-based Standish Foundation was launched in 2010 by his wife, Andrea Mangione Standish, a certified child life specialist. The foundation assists healthcare providers around the world to provide the tools and training they need to minimize healthcare-related pain and suffering in children.

 

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