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  • true, it is big, bold and beautiful.

  • This is ahead, so full of hair that it is officially certified mhm.

  • When it's straight, it goes all the way to her waist and has a circumference of nearly 1.5 m.

  • That's 4 ft 10 inches of just flowing hair.

  • Simone Williams is a proud owner of the largest female Afro on earth, according to Guinness World Records.

  • For black women, I feel like natural hair symbolizes beauty.

  • Um, also acceptance.

  • This is how our hair grows from our scalps.

  • We don't need to manipulate it.

  • And I feel like when our hair is natural, where it's the truest form of ourselves, hair like this attracts attention wherever she goes, especially in a world full of old people like me.

  • Please don't ever touch my hair.

  • Don't walk up to me to touch my hair.

  • The polite thing to do is ask, almost likely say no, but I appreciate people asking.

  • The Afro has been set a political two for resistance in the civil rights movement here in Africa against colonialism.

  • So do you feel like with great hair comes great responsibility?

  • Absolutely.

  • It's a task in itself just to maintain it.

  • So it's it's a huge responsibility for and do you take that responsibility seriously?

  • Definitely, very seriously.

  • Simone wore her hair natural when she was growing up, but started straightening it or getting perms in middle school.

  • It's only after she graduated college almost 10 years ago that she went back to its original form.

  • The 32 year old fashion designer also works in finance, where some might not consider her Afro professional.

  • Enough.

  • Professionalism for me doesn't come from here.

  • It comes from what you know, your knowledge, basically what's inside your head, not what's on it.

  • Since breaking the world record with her Afro, people from as far as Cuba and Zimbabwe have contacted Simone to say she inspired them.

  • My hair is so important to me because it holds a lot of my heritage.

  • Um, it's a way for me to connect with my ancestors, just being a black woman and knowing that people before me have worn their hair like this as such a symbol of pride like it means so much to, Simon says Her hair care routine is simpler than you might think, and it only takes her a few minutes to get ready.

  • I can relate.

  • It's a little unfair that you have all that hair, and I have none of it at all.

  • Uh, have pay shirt.

true, it is big, bold and beautiful.

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Largest female afro certified by Guinness World Records - BBC News

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/03/05
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