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Aces of fades 

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  • Larry Roberts, the namesake of Larry’s Barber College in Washington Heights on the city’s far south side, turned out to support his students. “We have some of the greatest barbers in the world here,” he said of the convention’s talent pool.
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  • Larry Roberts, the namesake of Larry’s Barber College...
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  • Brothers Chosyn, 13, and Chayse Brown, 11, serve as hair models.
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  • Brothers Chosyn, 13, and Chayse Brown, 11, serve...
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  • Riverdale resident Michael Leveston, a graduate of Larry’s Barber College in Washington Heights, gives his brother Nicholas, 19, a classic 
high-top fade.
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  • Riverdale resident Michael Leveston, a graduate of Larry’s...
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  • Models lined up in the hallway await judges’ evaluations.
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  • Models lined up in the hallway await judges’...
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  • Judges take a closer look at a model’s fade.
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  • Judges take a closer look at a model’s...
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  • Barber and educator Joe Flano served as MC .
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  • Barber and educator Joe Flano served as MC...
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  • In the sea of men participating in competitions, a handful of women showed off their skills, including Luisa Morales of Famous Fadez in Schaumburg. Morales said, “Some women are better than men and some men are better than women. I still get love regardless.”
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  • In the sea of men participating in competitions,...
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