Very similar experiences to a lot of you. Hair kept short to make it easier to manage and got called a boy. Then in 6th-7th grade I was "Brillo head" and boy did I ever hate when Annie the movie came out (especially because my name is very similar to Annie to boot). To this day I want to backhand anyone who sings "The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow"
Type 3b, fine/medium texture, normal porosity.