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The Rapunzel family

Mum Tere Lynn Svetlecich Russell, 43, and her daughters have a combined hair length of over FOUR METRES. The mother-of-five has had flowing locks since she was a toddler and still has it today because it drives husband Chip, 47, wild. But her tresses are winning her acclaim across Illinois state where she regularly scoops first place in 'Longest Pony Tail Competitions' at annual fetes and fairs - and now her girls are following in her footsteps.