Maria Oh, Age: 52 | AARP-HappyHair-Maria-Final2.jpg
“I started dyeing it at 15, when I was part of the New York City punk scene; back then I would get every reaction from fear to fascination. Gradually the world changed, and it became acceptable, but I haven’t really changed. I’m a loner and also my hair helps me not feel stereotyped as an Asian woman. It’s just a small thing that says ‘I’m different.’ "