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Old 03-17-2013, 09:29 PM   #17
Mrs. Shawn
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Join Date: Oct 2012
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Originally Posted by juclark77
I have learned how to do the kids' hair. Doing a good job braiding my daughter's hair has earned me an unbelievable amount of goodwill in the AA community.
This. AA hair is naturally dry and fragile compared to other ethnicities. It is a lot of work to maintain. Healthy and well groomed hair by nonAA parents is viewed as a visible indication of how much you care/effort exerted in the AA community. A bit shallow and judgmental, but a reality.
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