Local Barber Serves Cedar Rapids for Five Decades

By Amanda Swinhart, Photojournalist


By Ellen Kurt

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Cedar Rapids barber Larry McKinnon has been cutting hair in the area for more than 50 years.

McKinnon's Squire Barber Shop on Ellis Boulevard northwest has been open since 1981 and still operates with just one chair. It survived the 2008 flood, and it's now busier than ever.

KCRG-TV9 Photojournalist Amanda Swinhart shows us McKinnon is much more than just a barber.

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