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Hairstylist Holly Eisenbraun brushed the hair on a wig in Ruth’s Free Wig Closet

EVERYDAY PEOPLE: Changing lives


AITKIN — Holly Eisenbraun is doing a job she swore she’d never do. And she loves it. 

Holly Eisenbraun is a cosmetologist at her mother’s salon, Jeanie’s Hair Design in downtown Aitkin. Holly said she spent most of her formative years at her mom’s salon and fought the idea of ever entering the same industry. Then one day things clicked. “I just knew this is what I wanted to do,” she said. 

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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