With the Sweep of a Presidential Pen, a Mother is Reunited with Her Child
The Washington Post
August 29, 2016

“President Obama, with the sweep of a pen on May 5, helped resurrect a tiny, family-owned hair salon in a Maryland suburb.

“That’s not the usual outcome of a presidential pardon, but that’s what happened here.

“The backstory of the resurrection began decades ago. Jamal Hanson was the first of Teresa Dawkins’s four children to help out at her salon in Prince George’s County — sweeping hair clippings, doing shampoos.”

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