But, you have to know that Rapunzel is no longer a fairy tale. Do you know that there is a family of them, that are known as the Rapunzels of Illinois? Enter Tere Lynn Svetlecich Russell, a 43-year-old mother of five has three daughters. The mother and her daughters are known as the Rapunzels of Illinois.
Now, maybe you are asking yourself, “How long is that hair?” The mother’s, Tere Lynn, measures in at 74 inches (approx. 6’2″).
Her eldest, Lynn, is the same length while the middle daughter, Cendalyn, measures in at 36 inches (3 feet), and the youngest, Chesney, measures in at 26.25 inches (2’2″).