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Casey Abrams to shave his beard to raise IBD awareness?

 article about American Idol
Casey Abrams, the American Idol contestant for Season 10, has promised to shave his beard if certain requirements are met in the IBD Icons campaign.

IBD is a inflammatory bowel disease and according to statistics about 1.4 million American people are living with either Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis (UC). Both of these diseases can bring up liver problems, skin manifestations, arthritis and eye problems in people living with them.

Casey Abrams, 20-year-old American musician from Idyllwild, California, who also just happened to become sixth in Season 10 of American Idol, has helped launch the IBD Icons campaign to raise awareness about it. He himself is one of those 1.4 million people.

Hundreds of people have submitted their stories, one more inspiring than the other and now it's your time to vote for the most inspiring story of all and help choose the face of IBD Icon 2011. You can vote at - for each vote $1 will be donated by Janssen Biotech, Inc. to find the cure for IBD. And if at least 1500 people join the fan club at, they will double their donation to CCFA (Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America) PLUS Casey Abrams has promised to shave his beard if this condition is met.

So now it's your turn to see how Casey Abrams Announces Finalists In National Disease Awareness Campaign.


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