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Tue May 3, 2011
Osama Bin Laden Killed

On Word Of Bin Laden's Death, Teacher Shaves Beard

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LINDA WERTHEIMER, host:

Good morning. I'm Linda Wertheimer.

Ten years ago, a schoolteacher in East Wenatchee, Washington vowed a mighty vow. He would not shave until Osama bin Laden was captured or killed. Gary Weddle kept that promise, much to his wife's chagrin, growing a scraggy, waist-length beard. But as the Daily Astorian reports, on Sunday night, he whipped out the razor. His wife says he looks 10 years younger - nice smile, too.

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