The boys believe if they have the same haircut, their teacher won’t be able to tell them apart. The story exploded online when the mother of Jax, the white boy, posted on Facebook about how her son wanted to get his haircut like his black buddy, Reddy, so they could trick their teacher. The story of two 5-year-old boys from Kentucky, one white and one black, is teaching people about racial harmony.
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WAVE-TV followed Jax to his haircut, and he and Reddy giggle and goof around as Jax gets his hair shaved off.
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Jax’s mother says she is glad people can “see what little kids see.”
Sometimes life’s lessons come from those with the least experience.
In the video, Reddy sums it all up: “Jax’s me … and I’m Jax.”