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Hands Together Historic Triangle helps neighbors in need

Hands Together Historic Triangle helps neighbors in need

With scissors and comb in hand, stylist Holly Brothers trimmed Mendel Williams’ hair.

“It’s my birthday cut!” said Williams, a Newport News resident. She turned 62 last Thursday.

The haircut didn’t occur in a salon, though. It took place in a room of the Quarterpath Recreation Center, where Brothers and other stylists from Pigtails & Crewcuts provided haircuts at Monday’s Hands Together Historic Triangle event.

A haircut was one of several services available Monday. In its fourth year, Hands Together aims to provide one-stop access for various resources to homeless and precariously housed community members.

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