Trading Tales For Trims


What do you get when you have a kind barber who wants to encourage children to read? You get Iowa barber Courtney Holmes at a community back to school bash where kids get free haircuts in exchange for reading aloud to the barber during the cut.

“I just want to support kids reading,” Holmes told a reporter.

A grade-level reading coordinator, Caitlin Daniels, was also on hand to help those who struggled to tell the tales. “It’s great,” she said. “All the kids, they want to have a good haircut to go back to school.They’re paying through reading.”

Way cool and we love it.

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