Untangling Myanmar's trade in human hair
Updated 6:38 PM ET, Wed May 16, 2018
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- Myanmar is a major source of human hair, feeding the global demand for wigs, weaves and hair extensions
- But as the nation grows richer, there are fears that fewer women are willing to part with their locks
Yangon, Myanmar (CNN)Aye Aye Thein, 55, cuts hair for a living at Insein market in the north of Yangon, Myanmar's largest city.