Who doesn’t love a dude in a tutu? That’s what Bob Carey is banking on to help his wife and other women who are dealing with breast cancer. What started out nine years ago as a way to express his humor, has now turned into an all-out campaign for breast cancer called The Tutu Project. Not only do we love this, but we gotta say, we can’t think of anything more macho than a guy who’s willing to wear a pink tutu in order to support women.
Carey says he is in awe of his wife’s power, beauty and spirit, and this is his way of giving back:
Oddly enough, her cancer has taught us that life is good, dealing with it can be hard, and sometimes the very best thing—no, the only thing—we can do to face another day is to laugh at ourselves, and share a laugh with others.
The New Yorker who says he is “tickled pink” is raising money for breast cancer through his book Ballerina, which shares these photos and many funny stories about the adventures of a guy and his pink tulle.
So far, there has been a tremendous response to the series of photos—people are particularly moved by the images.
So are we. Take a look: