What does your hair mean to you?

The Sagamore asked a handful of students at the high school what they thought about hair. Click on the text to hear what they said.

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Travis Morgan

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Travis Morgan’s hair was inspired by a picture in a barber shop. They did it to be rebellious and to show school spirit.

They see their hair as having the potential to be both feminine and masculine.

To Travis, hair plays a large role in how they look and how others see them.


Claire Lockwood

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Claire Lockwood expresses herself through her hair by styling it in her own specific way.

Claire thinks even though hair is not all important, it is a great way to express oneself.


Isa Wetzler

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When Isa first dyed her hair, she did not ask for permission.

Isa considers herself a colorful and nice person but she says she can be shy. She feels her hair helps her meet new friends.

Isa feels her hair is important for her to express herself.


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Ndanu Mutisya

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Ndanu Mutisya originally got blue hair because she thought it would match her volleyball uniform and because she wanted to show her spirit for Powderpuff.

Ndanu expresses herself through her hair because it is the first thing people see when they meet her.

Ndanu says that hair in the African-American community is different and often poorly understood.


Zach Grinspoon

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Zach Grinspoon’s hair is extremely important to him and his personality.

Zach thinks hair is a part of oneself that is as important as anyone chooses to make it.


Rose Roustom

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Rose Roustom cut her hair because she thought it would be comfortable. Before she did it, many people were worried for her, but she was not.

Rose believes the pressure on people to sport a certain hairstyle is overblown.


Ifeamaka And Ifunanyaife Richardson

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For Ifeamaka and Ifunanyaife, hair is a big part of their identity and connects them to their roots.

Ifeamaka and Ifunanyaife do their hair the same way because they are very similar people and like similar things.

For Ifeamaka and Ifunanyaife, hair expresses their style and what they like. A lot of the time, the twins choose a color or look that shows how they are feeling.

 


 

 

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