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Rooibos bra fetches R10K at Cansa auction

All the proceeds will go to the Cancer Association of SA.

A Rooibos bra, which captured the hearts and minds of thousands during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, fetched R10,000 at a private auction held at Olives and Plates restaurant in Hyde Park on Sunday evening.

The bra was snapped up by actress and international model Justine Gundelfinger.

The Rooibos bra was the brainchild of the SA Rooibos Council, which lingerie retailer Storm in A-G Cup brought to life. It helped the Cancer Association of SA (Cansa) to educate scores of women across SA about the importance of regular self-breast examinations and Clinical Breast Examinations, and the role that these screening tools play in the early detection of breast cancer.

More than R183,000 was raised from the various items that went on auction. All the proceeds will go to Cansa.

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