Susy grew up in the Bronx, NY and learned how to braid from the age of 9. She slowly garnered a following by word of mouth and putting her own creativity into traditional braids. In this episode, Susy opens up about her dark period when she was homeless in New York City and how she risked it all to open her salon in East New York, Brooklyn. She talks about how hair is the ultimate expression of resistance and power. Listen to her inspirational story of how she went from homelessness to being a celebrity hairstylist.