Mulletfest: Where the derided ’do isn’t a hairstyle – it’s a lifestyle

Leah Jachmann watched anxiously as her son lined up onstage next to the other contestants. Jedrik was only 7 years old, but he’d spent most of his life preparing for this moment. An emcee handed him a microphone, and the boy quietly introduced himself.

Then it was showtime.

Jedrik turned to the side, revealing 18 inches of wavy locks that tumbled from the back of his head like a light brown waterfall. The awestruck emcee asked what his secret was.

“Mullet juice!” Jedrik’s mother shouted from the audience. “Homemade mullet juice. Rainwater, conditioner and coconut oil.”

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