Katherine Rose Kenney has been cutting hair for a while now, so she's used to all sorts of requests from her regulars. But recently, the stylist at Rooster's Men's Grooming Center in Simsbury, CT, was thrown for a loop when one of her infrequent customers walked in unexpectedly and handed her a piece of paper.
"Can you make my hair this color?" the man asked her. At first, she was confused, because all she saw was purple. But, yes, that was the color he wanted. And then he explained: It was for Alzheimer's because his wife now had the disease.
When Kenney asked the man how long he wanted his new color to last, "his smile became gentle," she wrote in a post for Love What Matters' Facebook page. "'Well, we have been married 47 years, so the longer the better.'"
"So people of Connecticut," Kenney continued. "If you see an older gentleman walking around with vivid amethyst purple hair, realize that he IS trying to bring attention to himself, so he can bring attention to the cause. This is a man deeply devoted to the love of his life."
You can read the entire post here. It's an inspiring tribute to a customer--and marriage.
For more stunning transformations, see celebrities who've cut off their locks--and now look way younger--in the gallery below.