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School Sends Boy, 4, Home for Long Locks

His mother says the policy is 'trivial'

(Newser) - When Jessica Oates sent her 4-year-old son to his first day of kindergarten in the Houston area, she hadn't yet signed a letter stating that his shoulder-length hair, which has never been cut, is long for cultural or religious reasons. Part Cocopah Indian, Oates tells Inside Edition that long... More »

Inside Russia's Human Hair Trade

Ever wondered where extensions come from?

(Newser) - For well-to-do American women, hair extensions are a luxury; in Russia, Ukraine, and other former Soviet states, they're a way for poor women to make money—sometimes, relatively speaking, a lot of money. “Russian hair is the best in the world," a hair processor tells the New York ... More »

Texas School Isolates Boy, 4, Over Long Hair

Taylor Pugh has been confined to library with aide since Nov.

(Newser) - A 4-year-old Texas boy is being taught in isolation from the rest of his classmates—and faces an even harsher punishment—for not cutting his hair to conform to the school district’s grooming code. Taylor Pugh now works one-on-one with a teacher’s aide during the school day at... More »

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