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Humans of Duke Sanford

Traditionally in Kazakhstan, women have very long hair. But as westernization began to happen, it took too long to take care of, so women started cutting their hair. My mom cut her hair! But she didn’t want me to cut mine. I like traditions like long hair. My daughters have long hair. Being here at Duke, when you are overseas, you feel the traditional ties (things like long hair) stronger.“ - Gaukhar Kizatolla MIDP'15

Traditionally in Kazakhstan, women have very long hair. But as westernization began to happen, it took too long to take care of, so women started cutting their hair. My mom cut her hair! But she didn’t want me to cut mine. I like traditions like long hair. My daughters have long hair. Being here at Duke, when you are overseas, you feel the traditional ties (things like long hair) stronger.“ – Gaukhar Kizatolla MIDP’15 #HumansofDukeSanford #MIDP