This leads some to associate red hair with youthfulness, a quality that is generally considered desirable. She immigrated to New York City with her family in Two studies have demonstrated that people with red hair have different sensitivity to pain compared to people with other hair colors. There has been an annual Redhead Day festival in the Netherlands that attracts red-haired participants from around the world. Women have seldom stepped onto the soap box to lead.
The Ancient historian Josephus would mistranslate the Hebrew Torah to describe the more positive figure of King David as 'golden haired', in contrast to the negative figure of Esaueven though the original Hebrew Torah implies that both King David and Esau had 'fiery red hair'.
In December British supermarket chain Tesco withdrew a Christmas card which had the image of a child with red hair sitting on the lap of Santa Clausand the words: Vogelstein B, Kinzler K eds The genetic basis of human cancer, 2nd ed. Melanin in the skin aids UV tolerance through suntanningbut fair-skinned persons lack the levels of melanin needed to prevent UV-induced DNA-damage. Archived from the original PDF on 14 February Augustus Taber Murray, William F.