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"i've had a shadow for years. but i decided to grow it out this past summer for a sailboat party. it seemed appropriate for the sailor theme."
"my bearded face says something very different than my clean shaven face."
"i never thought i could grow a beard. it always grew in patchy. i even perfected the beard comb-over during the beginning stages."
"i'm growing it out while my wife is pregnant. she was done with it after 5 months but i'm committed to see it through the full 9 months."
"i started growing it in 2010. before it was popular. and before brian wilson."
"it keeps my face warm during bike tours."
"the longer my beard gets, the more attention i get from men in their 20's. which is attention i don't necessarily want."
"i started growing it when i was 19 so that i could get into pubs."
"i started growing it a year and a half ago because my girlfriend was into it. i eventually ended things with her but kept the beard."
"i haven't touched it in a year. i was laid off and decided to commit to becoming a serious surf bum."
"i like the gray flecks in my beard. i feel like i've earned them."
"i'm a hairy seal, so i might as well embrace it."
"my good friend says he doesn't trust me when i'm clean shaven."
"i started growing it as a dare. so i could look horrible at my brother's wedding. and then i decided to just keep it."
"i used to have a job where i had to shave every morning. i told myself that when i quit i wouldn't shave again."
"i was asked to go on the BBC to defend beards in the kitchen."
“i feel that it is my God given right to grow the gnarliest beard i possibly can. it’s a constitutional right in some parts of the world. it’s like the right to own a gun, only in this case the gun is my beard."
"people are surprised that my wife actually likes it."
"unfortunately i can no longer have different hairstyles so instead i experiment with different beard styles."
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"my grandfather played santa claus for a living. i'm hoping one day i can follow in his footsteps."
"i used to work in fine dining and had to be clean shaven. then i resigned, took off for greece, and haven't shaved since."
"my first beard was when i was 16 and it was a horrible backstreet boys chinstrap. my friends called me AJ."
"two years ago i began chasing different goals left unfinished, growing a beard was one of them."
"five months ago my buddy and i made a pact not to shave before our cross country motorcycle trip. it'll help keep our faces warm."
"i've been bald for awhile. so ever since i started growing out my beard, i just tell people that my hair has shifted."
"i was a moustache guy for 7 years. i stopped shaving though 2 years ago when we opened up our bar and things got crazy busy. and now i'm a beard guy."
"i started growing it in college to cover up my baby face."
"i recently started growing out my moustache. i like that it's a different color than my beard but now it's more difficult to eat sandwiches and bagels."
"my identical twin also has a beard. he shaved it off for my wedding though so that people could tell us apart."
"i now notice all the clean shaven men and wonder how they do that every day. isn't it exhausting??"
"in college my friends created a fan club and website for my beard. it was called: Bearded Sexy Dave Fan Club."
"i started growing it when my wife was diagnosed with cancer. and now i keep it in memory of her."
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"my beard has kept me away from untrustworthy women. if a woman doesn't like your beard, she can't be trusted."
"i didn't want to grow out my beard because it was so white. but now i love the color and how it allows me to embrace my age in a positive way."
"i've had every type of facial hair you can imagine. but i started growing this particular one for a halloween costume."
"i spent nine months in india and to keep our sanity, my friends and i created games to play. one of them was called "Grow a Beard."
"i get a lot of street cred from the homeless population."
"the older generation seems to despise my beard. but i actually like getting shit for it."
"strangers will approach me on the street because they want to touch it."
"if a man shaves his beard for a woman, he deserves neither. but then again, i live at home alone with a cat and eat sandwiches for dinner."
"i had a bet with a friend to grow it out for 3 weeks. 3 weeks turned into a year."
"fly like an eagle, not like a turkey."
"i used to have long hair but decided to cut it all off. so naturally i grew out my beard instead."
"people have bought me food and drinks just because they like my beard."
"my favorite thing to do is twirl the ends of my mustache."
"i like the way the sun bleaches it."
"it's a good conversation piece. sort of like a coffee table book, but instead of being made of paper it's made of hair, and instead of sitting in your living room, it's attached to your body."
"it makes my giant head look more proportional."
"i'm growing this particular one because i'm getting a new license picture and i want to have a big beard for it."
"i keep it for the conversation."
"i just read an article that men are getting beard implants. i'm just glad that i can grow one."
"i've probably had about 50 beards. i like to shave it all off, and start again fresh."
"you just made my day. everyone hates my beard."
"i have my own self-portrait blog. and have been taking self portraits every day for the past three years."
"i can't remember a time when i didn't have it."
"i clean it up everyday. a beard is an art in itself."
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"my beard is unusually soft."
"once you start, you just can't stop."
"i feel most myself with my beard."
"my mom hates it. but my dad says i should keep it forever."
"i haven't cut my beard in 7 years. and now people recognize me everywhere. i hear 'hey! you're the window cleaning guy!' all the time."
"i get a lot of attention for it. especially when the Giants win."
"i've had a beard since 1968. i have sensitive skin and shaving was torture."
"since moving to sf 4 and a half years ago, i've acquired 2 restaurants and 1 beard."
"i haven't shaved since my bike trip to portland last summer. my beard serves as a reminder that i can survive anything."
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"it terrifies young children and dogs."
"i started growing it in high school. because it was easier than shaving."
"my goal is to grow it for a whole year. i was inspired by Eric Bandholz who said 'you tend to live till you're about 70/80, so why not take one of those years and dedicate it to a beard.'"
"i'm shaving my beard tomorrow for an upcoming drag show. i'm also auditioning for trannyshack in february and my friend moose (left) is designing my costume."