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Mr. Swank said the patients leave a session with a different attitude. "The hair, scarves and makeup gives them a different appearance and a different feeling inside," he said.
The women also get to connect with other women going through a similar experience.
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Mr. through a program called "man to man." Mr. Swank is a survivor of prostate, skin cancer and melanoma.
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Mr. Swank got started in hair replacement work when a female doctor, who was one of his clients, needed a hair replacement. He started out 40 years ago as a barber in Danville and then went on to hairdressing school.
A cosmetologist for 38 years, Mrs. Swank taught for nearly three years, worked at a salon in Lewistown, ran a salon in Danville and then opened her own salon in Danville.
Two years ago, the Swanks combined Swank Hair Replacement and Bernie's Hair Emporium into Swank's Salon and Hair Replacement on Mill Street.
Since she is no longer a Montour County commissioner, Mrs. Swank is a full time cosmetologist who also plans to teach cosmetology courses. She is the woman who has served the most years as canada goose outlet belgium a commissioner 12 years and also was the first woman elected as Danville's mayor and served as both mayor and as a commissioner for two years.