A woman who is among thousands who have posted make-up free pictures of themselves online, says she "can't believe" the response and the money raised for cancer research.
Jo Edwards from Newton-le-Willows, joined the online trend after losing her husband to stomach cancer. She has pledged to help Manchester's Christie Hospital.
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