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PSA: Kids, This Is Why You Should Wear Sunscreen

Barnaby the "poster boy" for the dangers of the Aussie sun.

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It left people asking, what the hell was going on with Joyce's face.

Googles "Barnaby Joyces Face" 😳

Joyce is actually using a cream that burns skin cancers off his face... OWWWWWWWWWWWWWW!

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Earlier in the week, Joyce told reporters that he didn't always wear a broad brimmed hat when he was growing up.

"They used to think it was uncool… so I just wore those small ones and of course they just didn't do the job," said Joyce.

"Big hats might look silly, but skin cancers look sillier."

And Joyce bringing attention to the issue received praise.

Deputy PM @Barnaby_Joyce total hero for going on to with his sun cancers looking like a bashed crab IMHO

A terrifying two in three Australians will be diagnosed with some form of skin cancer by the time they are 70!

Barnaby Joyce's required treatment for skin cancer is all too familiar to far too many Australians. #insiders

He is doing a good job being the poster boy for skin cancer protection. https://t.co/K6Eg93KiwL

Mark Di Stefano is a political editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in Sydney.

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