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By Keisha Marie

“So you just gon’ leave your hair and your husband in 2017?!”

couldn’t help but to burst out laughing as I looked back at my big
sister’s face on my phone screen. It showed a hilarious mixture of shock
and amusement as we had an impromptu FaceTime sesh’ that December day. I
had just posted a not-so mysterious Snap on my Facebook page. All you
could see in the photo frame was a pile of freshly cut hair in a sink
and bold words that read, “So, I did a thing…”