DENVER (CBS4)– Some barber shops in Denver joined forces on Veterans Day to give those who have served our country free haircuts. The manager at Denver’s Finest Barber Lounge has a personal reason for wanting to give back.

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Adina Marinez’s grandfather is a veteran and she wanted to rally the barbering community to say “Thank You.”

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“We wanted to bring the whole barbering community together and we just wanted to give back as much as we can,” said Marinez.

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Veterans say it is a kind gesture.

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Chuck Martinez (credit: CBS)

“With all these veterans here and all these barbers who have given their time, it’s a beautiful thing,” said Army veteran Chuck Martinez. “I tried to give a tip, but they wouldn’t take it!”

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This is the first event of its kind where the barbering community has come together to offer free haircuts. They hope to make it an annual tradition.

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