Mahela Jayawardene at a cancer charity walk


Former Sri Lankan cricket captain Mahela Jayawardene greets a young boy climbing down a staircase during a charity walk in the central town of Thambuttegama on July 16, 2011. The 27-day walk is organized by a local charity, the Colours of Trust, to raise USD 2 million to build a cancer unit in a hospital in the former northern war-hit Jaffna, just over two years after the island ended a 37-year separatist conflict with Tamil Tiger rebels. AFP PHOTO/ Ishara S. KODIKARA.

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He lost his brother to cancer, didn't he? I recall reading that helping people with this terrible illness has always been important to him.

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Dhashathe Sumathipala's picture

I think he is a great brother, i know he lost his beloved brother from this deadly killer touchy..

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wonder what happened to his own project HOPE Cancer Project

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