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In the name of the father

Vidal Sassoon's groundbreaking hairstyles made him a legend. Then he sold out. Now his son, Elan, hopes to build on his vision.

By Christopher Muther, Globe Staff
October 2, 2008

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Elan Sassoon was, for years, quite certain he had no interest in the family business. The hair salons, sleek beauty schools, and product lines that made his father, Vidal Sassoon, the best-known hairstylist in the world held little allure. Instead, the younger Sassoon graduated from college in 1993, raised $10 million, and started producing films. (Full article: 1621 words)

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