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We're coming to the close of another year and it's been a great year for BGLH I've had a blast doing this blog and meeting so many new and interesting people!
We're winding down here at BGLH and prepping for 2010 (yay!), so expect to see fewer posts in the next week and a half. But before we go we want to salute some of the most intriguing, interesting and inspirational characters we've had on BGLH this year.
Please vote for your favorites in the following categories, and use it as an opportunity to reflect on the AWESOME year we've had in natural hair!
MOST IMPACTFUL STORY/DISCUSSION IN 2009 (click title for full story)
White Dad learns to comb adopted Ethiopian daughter's hair
My mother slapped me because I did the big chop (contributed by Camille)
African Style Week
I broke a weave addiction to do the big chop (contributed by Sunshine A.)
The President has hair like mine
Natural hair is not hot in Nigeria
My weave addiction led to traction alopecia (contributed by Cheree)
Why I relaxed my back-length natural hair (contributed by Bublbrnsuga)
Are whites more receptive to natural hair than blacks? (contributed by Yuki)
I was kicked out of my aunt's house because I started locking (contributed by Diana)
NATURAL HAIR EVENT OF THE YEAR
Solange's big chop
"Good Hair" the movie
Tyra Banks reveals her real hair
Malia Obama rocks twists and cornrows in the White House
Oprah reveals that her hair is not a weave
Kanye West rocks a natural mullet at the Grammy's
Zara Pitt-Jolie's hair is lambasted in the media
We also want to give a shout-out to some of our biggest BGLH supporters… These are individuals who have been a huge encouragement to us. Special thanks to all of you Much Love!!!
Jc of The Natural Haven
Jaime/MsJaim (this woman has donated SO MANY giveaway prizes!!)
Lina of The Hair Shebang (another giveaway sponsor!)
Miss Fizz of Leave in the Kinks
Rachel of Little Golden Lamb (our STAR product reviewer!)
Eliss of Beautifully Conjured Up
Christy Lynn (great hair and an even greater heart!)