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Crowning Glory

From Katy Perry’s new pixie to cut to Lebron James going bald – hair (or the lack of) is in the headlines a lot recently. On this episode, Brian, Joanne and Nathan explore some of the many meanings Americans have attached to hair – as a marker of personal identity, a living connection to distant loved ones, and even as the root of business empire.