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Long Hair History - Noreen's Photos

Noreen has graciously provided notes on each photo of her long hair growing history below:

I was about 6 months old in this picture. As you can see I didn’t start out with much hair.

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3 Years old. Well at least I had some hair by then.

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6 Years old. This is one of my first home perms. Notice how one side took better than the other. This was always the case.

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7 Years old. This was one of my shorter cuts and the perm came out very curly. Sorry for the focus but the picture is about 37 years old.

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10 Years old. Don’t laugh, but I just loved this do. I thought it made me look so grown up.

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12 Years old. My hair has grown out some, but my bangs are only just long enough to tuck behind my ears.

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13 Years old. Twiggy was my idol. I might never have a body like hers, but I was going to have her hair.

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17 Years old. 4 Months after my shag cut. I hated my hair at this point. I just couldn’t get it to do ANYTHING!!!

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18 Years Old. My hair grew pretty fast during this time, but it was still different lengths. I was a Flower Child of the early 70’s hence the fashionable clothes.

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21 Years Old. My hair had reached my elbows, and was now at one length.

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25 Years Old. This is my hair at waist length.

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30 Years Old. This is a vidcap. By now we weren’t taking many photos. Video was easier and the results are immediate. It’s hard to see but my hair was below my butt. I am sitting on a bed, reading. That is why you can’t see the rest of me.

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41 Years old. This was taken within 6 months of moving back to New England. The different climate was already effecting my hair.

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Thought I would throw this in. As you can see my Mom had great hair, and I just love the barrette. It was always my dream to have hair like hers. She styled her hair using rag curls.

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- Revised Publication Date: 10/19/10

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