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A grieving father's final gift to his son
A grieving father's final gift to his son

Lawrence Tolliver II, a barber by trade, wasn't sure he could do it at first. But now he thinks he's ready. The tools are in his backpack, and he is preparing to travel to a funeral home on South Crenshaw Boulevard to cut the hair of his deceased son. He did it for his father back in 2004, and he has done it for close friends, paying tribute with one last cleanup, on the house. But with a son, he's feeling a different kind of pain and loss, the natural order of things undone. "I wasn't afraid with my father," Mr. Tolliver says. "Him being elderly, it was something I accepted." But his son, Lawrence Tolliver III, was just 39 when he died March 24...

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