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God Bless Our Troops.

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re-posting in light of the recent changes to Army regulations as it concerns hair.  Below you’ll find real stories about real soldiers and their natural hair journeys.   This is why we’re here. I came to Japan to support the ‘Curly Troops’. To show them some love and let them know that their service doesn’t go unnoticed or unappreciated. Although…

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Tokyo Drift: The Outtakes

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(1) We didn’t discover that our apartment had a balcony until day 3!  We’d been so busy running around with the events, sight seeing and shutting clubs down,  that the curtain we’d never drawn, revealed a pretty dope deck and an even doper view– (2) Hubby eats weird ish. He tries everything once!  #Delish #FriedStuff #BitesBack Silk Worm Larvae #Fail #Nope…

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Tokyo Turnt Up- My New Year’s Eve in Pictures

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Went to the fashion district Harajuku, to acquire swag…  Found a Harajuku girl… Beasted through the swarming streets… #Bronchitis #AintNobodyGotTimeForThat Got home and called ahead to attempt to gain VIP access into the ‘best’ New Years Eve party in Tokyo. My angle? I’m a natural hair blogger #KanyeShrug, and the headliner for the evening was this lady- #RebekaBrown  It worked!…

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The Hangover 3: Tokyo Turnt Up

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#TypicalUs #LoveInTheClub No words. None. But know this. I had plans to catch up on my sleep y’all. I really did. Until…Melissa called, “Let’s go out!’ ‘_’ Ok. Just an hour or two, right? Not at Geronimo, wherein every 30 minutes or so someone buys the entire bar a round of shots. Four free shots later we hit the streets…

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But Who Watching the Kid, Tho?

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While we’re turning up in Tokyo, Gia is in the capable hands of her ‘mawmaw ‘Ain’.  My parents and sister took a Christmas Day road-trip down to Pensacola to visit with my mother’s family. Peep the view- Boog with my Grandpa Delarian.  He wears his holiday spirit on his face by growing his beard every Christmas season.  continue… kicking it…

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Subzero Sumo Swag- Tokyo Adventures

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First, let me preface this by saying that I’m not complaining, but yesterday was trying, y’all. The day started at 5:00 am and didn’t end until 11pm, and for probably 15 of those hours, I was out in the elements. The Japanese winter: unforgiving. The jet lag: turnt up on 10. I don’t know if it’s yesterday or tomorrow anymore….

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Strange Eats, 8 A.M. Parties & Naturals in Tokyo

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After the 2.5 hour flight to Dallas, the 14 hour flight to Narite (airport) and the unexpected 2.5 hour shuttle ride to Tokyo, we checked into our 34th floor apartment in Roppongi Hills #fancy.  Jet lagged and quite grumpy, we stumbled out into the unfamiliar streets around 10pm on the hunt for actual food, ’cause whatever they were serving on…

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Welcome to Tokyo: Curly Troops + Book Tour

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Konichiwa from Tokyo! Why in THEE entire hell am I here, you ask? Welp, I’ve received many emails over the years from natural haired soldiers (soldiers figuratively, and literally) stationed in random places, but the ones I was receiving from Okinawa and Tokyo were coming fast and furious over the past 8 months. It peaked my curiosity, and after several…

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