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DIY Nation Chinese Woman Spends 11 Years Knitting Coat, Hair From Her Own Hair

Not many men can say their wives have made them such a personal gift.

By Lori Zimmer - Source: http://www.ecouterre.com
Courtesy of Jezebel

Courtesy of Jezebel

Instead of fretting when her beautiful hair started to fall out in her 30s, Xiang Renxian decided to transform it into a lasting gift- a hat and coat for her husband. The former schoolteacher in Chongqing, China began collecting her shiny black strands as it fell out over the years. In 2003 she came up with the idea to preserve her hair, by weaving all 116,058 strands of hair into keepsake clothes for her husband.

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