The Sutherland sisters started out as a musical act, performing at churches and fairs with their brother, Charles. But as they got older, their brother left the show so they could perform as the Seven Wonders: seven women, all with very long hair. When they lent their name and image to a line of hair care products, they became, for a while, quite wealthy.
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