In Middle East, Man Without Hair on His Face Is A Boy

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    Mar 18, 2014 1:00 AM GMT
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    Clockwise from top left: the author gets lathered up by a Moroccan barber at a market in the Atlas Mountains; a barber with a customer on the streets of Beijing; a neighborhood shop in Istanbul; Jazz’s Barbers in West London, where Freeman was a regular when he lived in the city.


    This is a travel monologue on the theme of understanding cultures through caring for a beard. A trip to the local barbershop, from Beijing to Beirut, gives one man an entree into the customs and people of each country he visits — as well as a smooth shave.

    Have you had your hair or beard cared for in foreign lands? How was it?

    http://tmagazine.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/03/17/yes-please-the-razors-edge/?hpw&rref=t-magazine&gwt=regi
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    Mar 18, 2014 1:23 AM GMT
    Do eyebrows count?
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    Mar 18, 2014 1:57 AM GMT
    Your sideburns qualify!