National Geographic : 1962 Jul
"To sing, to dance, to play the guitar, to love-these are life's aims," says author Marden of the Tahitian philosophy. This barbershop provides customers with guitars rather than magazines; they play while waiting. Baby rides a bike behind a young mother. To Tahitians, children always come as a blessing, and all are welcome. Youngsters often grow up with relatives or friends so that they may have two or three "mothers."