i was just at the rainbow gathering in Vermont when i saw this kid with these absolutely awe inspiring dreads
he had the most amazing congos too
His name is gil, I asked him how old his dreads were and he said "15 years"
I didn't think about it till he walked away and asked someone "how old do you think that kid was' and they responded 'he is 15"
I later spoke to his mother who said he grew them from birth and was thinking of cutting his beautiful dreadlocks because oif all the attention he gets, (at rainbow gatherings 100% positive, outside the gatherings a lot negative) he was also tired of being stopped on the street every few steps by people wanting to take his photo
The funny part about all this is, every person i talked to who mentioned him, didn't talk much about his hair, but about how bright he was, how smart and talented
seems hes more well known (at least in rainbow circles) for his personality then his hair
His mom sent me this photo, I told him and her i would post these here and requested he join our community knowing the lovely wonderful people here would give him all the love and support he needs to keep his dreads, not only from birth..but till death
lets give him the support he needs to continue his dreadlocks journey throughout life and to help him deal with any negativity he may face
27 years growing dreadlocks the natural way
My dreads are over 9 feet long
updated by @soaring-eagle: 04/02/18 03:38:43AM