Once a week Josu Yacahuanca visits the poorest neighborhoods of Lima to offer haircuts, free of charge. Armed with his clipper blades, combs, scissors and a bottle with alcohol, he sets up a wooden chair and offers his services in neighborhoods where almost everyone has lost their job and is struggling to survive. Despite being only 21 years old, Josue is an experienced barber; he started cutting hair when he was just 13. Because he had a bumpy start in life himself, he understands what it means to go through hardship. When customers cannot believe the haircut is free of charge, he simply tells them, "sure, it's from my heart."

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