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Postby RedShoes » Wed Jun 09, 2004 6:41 pm

I finally cut 10inches off of my hair for a Locks of Love donation. Locks of Love is a nonprofit organization that provides hairpieces for children who have a long-term medical hair loss. If you're interested in doing the same, go to http://www.locksoflove.org - after looking at the before and after photos of the children who recieve the donations, it's hard to not want to do this. It took me about two years to grow it out, and I'll likely do it at least once more.

And because I'm still whirling from my massive hair change, here are my before & after photos :)

Before:
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After:
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(It was blow-dried straight, so it will look pretty different once I let it curl)

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Postby spooky girlfriend » Wed Jun 09, 2004 8:36 pm

You know something, Red? I like the after. You really look great!

I know some kids at my childrens' school who have done this same thing. I don't think they have any idea what a wonderful thing it really is.

Good for you for giving something of yourself like that. It takes everyone to make a difference.

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Postby Gillibeanz » Thu Jun 10, 2004 3:46 am

What a lovely thing to do! I also prefer you with the 'after' look . It suits your face and you look very sophisticated - and beautiful too!
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Postby verbal gymnastics » Thu Jun 10, 2004 4:36 am

I agree wholeheartedly with Gilli.
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Postby RedShoes » Thu Jun 10, 2004 6:18 am

Thanks, everyone. I like the after too - though I'm very curious to see what it will do when I let it curl up again :)

And I really do urge any of you with long hair to consider this. It's such a great cause.

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Postby spooky girlfriend » Thu Jun 10, 2004 10:14 am

Hey, I don't see Blue's comments on here anywhere. . . . . . . . .

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Postby verbal gymnastics » Thu Jun 10, 2004 10:17 am

I think he's getting Red's old locks interwoven into his own!
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Postby BlueChair » Thu Jun 10, 2004 10:18 am

Hey, I had to sit with her at the salon for an hour :lol:

All joking aside though, I think it looks great. Definitely not what I am used to, as I have only known her with long, curly hair, but still, very nice :D
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Postby oily slick » Thu Jun 10, 2004 11:18 am

that is a wonderful gesture and you look terrific.
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Postby mood swung » Thu Jun 10, 2004 3:48 pm

what he said!

wonderful gesture and you've got the post-grad grownup look going! like somebody used to say, You look mahhhvelous!
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Postby El Vez » Thu Jun 10, 2004 7:45 pm

Kudos for a beautiful act of kindness. The short hair is very becoming on you.

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Postby verbal gymnastics » Fri Jun 11, 2004 5:10 am

oily slick wrote:that is a wonderful gesture and you look terrific.


oily - were you talking to Blue or Red about the wonderful gesture? :lol:

Blue - I think it was a wonderful gesture on your part to sit in the salon for an hour. Mind you, the results were worth it.
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Postby Copenhagen Fan » Mon Jun 21, 2004 2:48 am

Removing hair is a good thing! No bacteria!

Has anyone else noticed that long greasy hair for guys is coming back?!!!!!!!!!! :twisted:
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Postby King Hoarse » Mon Jun 21, 2004 6:41 pm

Yup, Cope, the other night I awoke in a cold sweat with my old dreads hunched over my face looking mean and obviously seeking revenge.
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Postby Copenhagen Fan » Tue Jun 22, 2004 6:22 am

King Hoarse....just pissed cuz my hair is gone forever!!! :lol:
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Postby wehitandrun » Mon Jun 28, 2004 5:49 pm

Cop! You look like Stone Cold, do you beat people up a lot?
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Postby laughingcrow » Mon Jun 28, 2004 6:47 pm

I went to the hairdressers today and the stupid bint shaved off half off my sideburns.........shit!!!!!!!! I didn't have the heart to throw my toys out of my pram, but things haven't been the same since! :cry:

I've gone from 70s cheesy copshow sideburns to half-mast sideburn wannabes in a day...God, I feel less of a man. :cry:

I wish I could have at least donated them to charity...by which I mean to say, good for you Red, very kind and your new haircut looks lovely. :D
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