Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

2/10/2013

The real-life Rapunzels: How seven sisters with tresses measuring 37 feet between them tantalized their audiences to make their fortune… and patented a ‘miracle’ hair tonic

A group of women hailed as ‘America’s first celebrity models’ tantalized audiences during the 19th century, not with provocative dance routines or barely-there outfits, but with their Rapunzel-like locks.

The Sutherland Sisters, consisting of Sarah, Victoria, Isabella, Grace, Naomi, Mary and Dora, each boasted ankle-skimming hair which apparently measured a collective 37 feet in length. for more click here

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