A Simple Look at a Not-So-Simple Life

Monday’s Child: Locks of Love

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My Mia has the most beautiful black hair I’ve ever seen. She has been stopped in stores and restaurants by people commenting on it. Except for a few small trims, she hasn’t had it cut in a couple of years.

We’ve been talking for a long time about whether she might want to get her hair cut and make a donation to Locks of Love. We’ve talked about Locks of Love, what it does and who it helps. She decided that’s what she wanted to do. I wanted to make sure that she was sure, so since the beginning of summer I would ask from time to time if she was ready to get her hair cut. I waited until she consistently answered yes and then began pestering me about when we could do it before taking the plunge.

Last Saturday was Hair Day. She was so excited!

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She had so much hair that she was able to donate 11 inches of hair and still have enough length for a shoulder-length cut.

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And here’s the final result. Shorter. Cooler. She loves it because everyone tells her it makes her look older.

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I may be biased, but dang, that kid is cute!


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