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Old 09-12-2019, 12:46 PM
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Hairdressing school. My dad was out of the Marines and was looking for skills to turn into a career. He met my mom, who also was training for a career, but didn't like hairdressing.

Apparently, when you're cutting hair, your customer keeps telling you how to do your job. Dad didn't like people telling him what to do.

He got into auto body repair instead.
I mentioned this to my mother and she corrected me about one important fact. My dad didn't quit hairdressing because he liked doing his own thing. He quit because he was a terrible hairdresser, and our family would have lived in a cardboard box if we depended on his hairdressing income.