Barber moved to tears by ServeFest client

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes David Wells from American Classic Barbershop in Keizer estimates he did 20 free haircuts at the seventh annual ServeFest Sept. 20 at Keizer Community Center. The one he gave to Chasen Hedrick is the one he remembered the most. “He was the cut that stood out for me,” Wells said of the autistic boy, who was at Lakepoint Community Church’s free event with mom Marjorie. “I like doing that kind of thing. Chasen gets seizures when he gets really hot, so long hair is an issue. His mom can’t afford to get it cut as often as she’d like.” Wells was in a good mood the whole cut, due to his young client. “He was telling me the whole time how much better he was feeling while the hair was being cut. He was thanking his mom over and over for bringing him,” Wells said. “He had a big smile on his face the whole time. That’s the kind of stuff that helps me appreciate what I do even more. “It made my day,” Wells added. “It made me smile. I’ve been sharing with my wife, my co-workers, everyone I come across what a good feeling that was.” Wells’ wife Emily was helping to sweep the floor for her husband as well as barbershop owner David Box. “My husband was getting teary eyed,”...

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