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She gave him a kidney. He gave her a beauty salon in DC

February 10, 2020

New Image by Acia is the name of a beauty shop at the intersection of Georgia and Florida, NW. The shop held its grand re-opening Monday. It was a celebration of a new owner, Acia Williams, taking over the shop she had managed for the last eight years for Chet Bennett, who owns a beauty college and several salons

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Man Buys Salon for Woman Who Gave Him Kidney

February 11, 2020

She gave him a kidney. He decided to make her dreams of owning a hair salon come true. News4’s Shomari Stone reports

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February 11, 2020

Acia Williams gave her former boss, Chet Bennett, a kidney, and in return he gave her a salon



February 12, 2020

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D.C. Businessman Chet Bennett Receives Gift of Life

February 12, 2020

Chet Bennett has long been a popular fixture throughout the District – a businessman, philanthropist and mentor to hundreds of youth and budding entrepreneurs.
But his life turned topsy-turvy about a year ago when his physicians informed that he’d need to undergo dialysis three days a week, placing him on a national listing for patients desperately in need of a kidney to replace the failing organ within.

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Salon owner gets life-saving donation

February 16, 2020

Finally tonight, the life-saving donation. It's America strong. For 20 years, Washington, D.C. Entrepreneur Chet Bennet has mentored so many in the beauty salon business, including cia Williams. But two years ago, it was Chet who needed help. Posting on Facebook, "I was told my kidney is failing and I must start dialysis. I will keep the faith and pray that someone will give me a kidney."

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Gift of life! Dedicated employee donates kidney to hair salon owner

February 17, 2020

FOX 5’s Holly Morris has the story of a local hair salon owner and the dedicated employee -- who gave him the gift of life! Acia Williams and Chet Bennett joined us to share their story!