"My Hot Rollers, My Daughter, Myself"

It took me a long time to accept my hair for what it was. But now that I have a daughter of a different race, I may have to change my tune once again.

Patti Ghezzi and her daughter, a black baby with natural hair

I’ve always had my own issues with hair. But when my daughter came along, my perceptions had to change.


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