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[VIDEO] Osama’s Death Brings Closure…and a Haircut for El Paso Teacher

A great story from our partners at the El Paso Times on Mesita 4th and 5th grade teacher Robert Banta, who made a vow to his students a decade ago. In the aftermath of 9-11, Banta’s students at the time were disturbed by the images of the Twin Towers collapse — so he promised them that, in remembrance of those who died, he would not cut his hair until 9-11 mastermind Osama bin Laden was caught.

He got used to the hair, but when the news of Osama’s death at the hands of Navy SEAL Team 6 broke, Banta knew it was time. The El Paso Times, reporter Alex Hinojosa and photographer Rudy Gutierrez  have the story, and the video…

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