A bedraggled, homeless man in Spain has cried tears of joy after being transformed from hobo to hipster in a sensational makeover by a hair salon.
Jose Antonio, who is a well known identity on the Spanish island of Majorca, was offered the dramatic makeover by the owner of local salon, La Salvajeria.
The owner had got to know Mr Antonio as a fixture in the town square, working as an “unlicensed car parking attendant” — a small sideline which allowed him enough money to buy food each day.
The Daily Mail reported that Mr Antonio was a former electrician “who lost his way in life and ended up homeless after suffering depression”.
Walking into the salon with long, matted, grey hair and beard, Mr Antonio, 55, walked out a suave, raven-haired and much younger-looking man in tight jeans and a crisp white shirt.
As the salon owner noted, Mr Antonio went from an “indigent surviving like a gorilla, to the George Clooney of the town square”.
And after …