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Fear of the White Ponytail

How do I try to describe my own feelings toward race and myself that have really stemmed from having challenging hair? And not seeing my hair or myself in these ponytails? Not to say that a long ponytail was my Hair Holy Grail. Rather, MY Holy Grail was big, curly, ethnic hair.

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The Opposite of Thin

I was looking up a synonym for the word BIG because I wanted to see what other words created that experience of “bigness.”  Of course, I looked and one that struck my eye was "voluminous." We toss that word around in the salon daily. Then, of course, I scrolled down and there were the antonyms for BIG and - low and behold - the first word that my caught my eye was “THIN.”  It really just pissed me off.

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