The Barber Who Gets Kids Reading With Free Haircuts
We always love to hear inspirational stories of people giving back to their local community. Here is one such example. Meet Courtney Holmes. Courtney is a barber in Dubuque, Iowa that has been giving free haircuts to children in his local community in exchange that they read books to him. The story is is gradually going viral and is generating a lot of press for the community who are helping families prepare for the upcoming school year.
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