heavenly hair / by Maranie Staab

monique, owner of the salon Heavenly Hair, and mother to 11, puts the finishing touches on a clients hair. monique and her daughter, claudia, age 17, have been working side by side since the salon opened in wilkinsburg four years ago. when asked what her goals and plans for the future are monique responded that she hopes to have enough business at the salon be able to leave her night job at Walmart and open a "beauty camp" -- a workshop and space to teach at risk youth how to do hair.