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The man behind Mitt’s mane

Belmont’s de Magistris has cut it for 22 years

It’s straight from central casting. Pouffy on top, shellacked on the sides with flecks of gray advancing around the ears. It defies all weather patterns and holds up in a New Hampshire winter and a Carolina heat wave.

Mitt Romney’s hair has long been a subject of fascination, fodder for late-night TV host and Internet memes. But no one is happier with Mitt’s mane more than the man who created it — Belmont hair dresser Leon de Magistris.

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