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Barber Kicked Out Of Park Can Continue Haircuts For Homeless

Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra is allowing a barber to continue giving haircuts in a city park despite orders for him to leave from police and health officials.

06/14/2013

File photo of a barber holding hair scissors. (Photo by SAM YEH/AFP/Getty Images)

Barber, 82, Offers Haircuts For Hugs In Conn. Park

Each Wednesday, barber Anthony Cymerys sets up his chair in the shade of an oak tree in Hartford’s Bushnell Park. For longtime clients, the homeless or those just down on their luck, the fee is always the same: a hug for a haircut.

05/12/2013