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Revelations of Dirty Hair

“You wash your hair every day?” my hairdresser said kindly, but clearly surprised. “Um, yes,” I said. I instantly felt I’d been caught in the act, though I’d no idea there was an act to be caught in. In that … Continue reading

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The Gift of Listening

I grew up in a small town in Arkansas where my grandmother owned a beauty salon. She worked there until the day she died, alongside my mother and aunt (who still work there). Giving genuine attention to the people who … Continue reading

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