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1928: Vidal Sassoon Is Born, Will Survive War and Become Huge Stylist

Having survived seven years in a London orphanage and serving in the Palmach during the Israeli War of Independence, he later cut a swath as a swaggering stylist.

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Vidal Sassoon
Vidal Sassoon. His difficult childhood and Jewish identity formed the thread that extended through his life.Credit: AP