Friday, June 15, 2007


43 year hair loss so dis-tressing

‘A woman who had not cut her hair in 43 years had it destroyed in a freak gardening accident.

The 57-year-old got her 3ft locks entangled in a hedge trimmer which knocked her out.

Firefighters called to her rural home in Henfield, West Sussex, realised they would have to chop off her hair to free it from the machine.

The woman, who has not been named, pleaded with them for an hour not to snip the hair — which had been growing since she was at school.

A fire brigade spokesman yesterday said: “She was traumatised.”‘

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