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Barber in her 80’s continues to serve the Fresno community

A Fresno woman has served her community cutting hair for over four decades and she does not have plans to stop anytime soon.

Bettye Luiz, 87, is the owner of Shields & West Barber Shop in Central Fresno. She opened up her shop back in 1977. However, her journey to becoming a barber began in the 1940s.

“I was a kid and did field work, my face looking at the ground and the sun. I told my dad I don’t want this life,” she explained. “I want something better. I wanted to be a barber.”  Read more.


January 14, 2018
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The American Barber Association Wants to Celebrate the Service of Retiring Barbers

The American Barber Association, the leading voice of Barbers and Barbershops in America, wants to expand its efforts to celebrate the service of Barbers who are retiring. Often Barbers spend 40, 50 or sometimes 60 years serving customers and the ABA wants to make sure these Barbers are recognized by the industry for their service.    If you know of a Barber that is retiring, contact the ABA by clicking here.   Thank you!

September 11, 2017
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