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A hair raising encounter


The 2012 edition of the Guinness Book of Records has been published.

For 56 years the book has charted the world's fastest, longest, tallest, widest and every other conceivable type of record available. But what drives someone to become a record breaker?

Lucy Hockings spoke to Aevin Dugas, the proud owner of the largest natural afro in the world.

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