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November 14, 2020

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Friendships Shaped by a Pair of Scissors

A friend may be waiting behind a stranger’s face.

– Maya Angelou –

Friendships Shaped by a Pair of Scissors

Since 2014, Backalley Barbers has been offering free haircuts in Geylang, Singapore, for impoverished persons in nursing homes, migrant worker shelters, and rental communities. Young volunteers learn basic hair cutting skills from professionals, and then offer these skills to community members who cannot afford a haircut. The conversations that take place in the process lead to lasting friendships and many shared experiences, building community, one haircut at a time. { read more }

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