"Doing Téa’s Hair"

I never thought I'd be a hair wizard. But in styling my daughter's African-American hair, I learned to look at it in a different light.

I’d never thought much about hair care. But as the white mother of a black daughter, I learned to braid, twist, clip — and take every opportunity to instill my little girl with pride.


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