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Mick Jagger's hair sells at auction for $6,000

Friday, July 05, 2013
Mick Jagger of British band the Rolling Stones performs on the Pyramid main stage at Glastonbury, England, Saturday, June 29, 2013

Mick Jagger of British band the Rolling Stones performs on the Pyramid main stage at Glastonbury, England, Saturday, June 29, 2013. Thousands of music fans have arrived for the festival to see headliners, Arctic Monkeys, Mumford and Sons and the Rolling Stones.(Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)

A clump of hair from Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger has been auctioned off for $6,000, double the price it was expected to go for.

The hair was sold by a former girlfriend of the rock star who held onto the locks since before he hit stardom.

The hair was kept in an envelope all these years with the message, "Mick Jagger's hair after being washed and trimmed by Chris at Rose Hill Farm."

The proceeds will benefit the Changing Faces charity. The group works with people who have suffered facial disfigurements.

Jagger turns 70 this month. He and the Rolling Stones are headlining a big music festival in London's Hyde Park this weekend.

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