YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Volunteers have teamed up to give more than 500 Ohio school students, their parents and teachers a haircut just in time for the first day of school.

The Vindicator reports ( ) that the Fresh Start event happened at East High School in Youngstown in northeastern Ohio Sunday in preparation for school Tuesday.

The event was sponsored by several groups and individuals including Youngstown schools and the BRIDGE barber program, which encourages kids to read more during summer vacation.

Information from: The Vindicator,

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