Matthew Young (center, red hat), 23, a student at Park West Barber School, gives a long-awaited haircut to Mark Cherry, 49, just a few days before Cherry turns 50. Cherry, who is homeless, says he wanted the haircut so that he could begin a job search. About 100 Charlotte area homeless people got haircuts, manicures and general health screenings at Camino Community Center, as part of the national Coca-Cola Serve Your City campaign, on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016.
Matthew Young (center, red hat), 23, a student at Park West Barber School, gives a long-awaited haircut to Mark Cherry, 49, just a few days before Cherry turns 50. Cherry, who is homeless, says he wanted the haircut so that he could begin a job search. About 100 Charlotte area homeless people got haircuts, manicures and general health screenings at Camino Community Center, as part of the national Coca-Cola Serve Your City campaign, on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016. John D. Simmons jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
Matthew Young (center, red hat), 23, a student at Park West Barber School, gives a long-awaited haircut to Mark Cherry, 49, just a few days before Cherry turns 50. Cherry, who is homeless, says he wanted the haircut so that he could begin a job search. About 100 Charlotte area homeless people got haircuts, manicures and general health screenings at Camino Community Center, as part of the national Coca-Cola Serve Your City campaign, on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016. John D. Simmons jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com

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