Share

These kids have a rare disorder that makes their hair impossible to comb

accreditation
Share your Subscriber Article
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend!
This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.
loading...
Loading, please wait...
Florence Patterson (left) and Locklan Samples have a condition called uncombable hair syndrome. (PHOTO: Facebook/ Jill Peddie-Jones/ Instagram/ @uncombablelocks)
Florence Patterson (left) and Locklan Samples have a condition called uncombable hair syndrome. (PHOTO: Facebook/ Jill Peddie-Jones/ Instagram/ @uncombablelocks)

When Katelyn Samples posted a picture of her little boy with his unruly tresses on social media, she wasn’t expecting a question that would make her panic.

Did her child have uncombable hair syndrome, a stranger wanted to know, sending Katelyn into a tailspin.

“At first you see ‘syndrome’ and you’re like, oh my gosh, is something wrong with my baby? Is he in pain or something?” the 33-year-old mom from Georgia in the US says.

Read this for free
Get 14 days free to read all our investigative and in-depth journalism. Thereafter you will be billed R75 per month. You can cancel anytime and if you cancel within 14 days you won't be billed.
Try FREE for 14 days
Already a subscriber? Sign in
heading
description
username
Show Comments ()