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Brazil's Real Life Rapunzel
 
 
Natasha, who has to hold her hair up when she walks..
A 12 years old girl, has the fairy-tale nickname because her hair is 5 feet, 2 inches long. That's less than two inches shorter than her body.
Natasha Moraes de Andrade, who lives in an impoverished shanty town in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, has never had a haircut.
The maintenance it requires sees her spend four hours per week washing it with a full bottle of shampoo and up to an hour-and-a-half brushing it each day. She has to carry it around when she walks, and fold it onto her lap when she sits down.
Despite Rio's 40-degree heat Natasha's family cannot switch on a fan in the house because her hair gets caught in it.
And children often stand outside her house and shout 'Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your hair.'
She said I love my hairs but its a pain looking after it.Despite living in a poor, the family's shampoo bill alone reaches 400 a year.
"I hope to sell it for 3,500 and refurbish my bedroom. I hope it can give me a new life."
Her mum Catarina, 42, said: "At the moment she is like a prisoner."
The Guinness World Record for the world's longest hair belongs to China's Xie Qiuping whose hair measures 18ft 5in.
No Doubt, Natasha remids us of the beautiful Rapunzel in the 'Tangled' Movie, Isn't it? What do you say?
 
 
 
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