Vikings Lose: Minn. Farmer Still Not Shaving
STEVE INSKEEP, host:
Good morning. Im Steve Inskeep with condolences to Emmett Pearson.
In 1974, the Minnesota Vikings lost the Super Bowl and the Minnesota farmer vowed not to trim his beard until they won. Thirty-six years later, hes still waiting. A photo shows a white beard, not as long as you might think, but a little scraggly. His wife tells the Post-Bulletin newspaper she was desperately hoping this would be the year. But the Vikings lost a playoff game, yesterday, to New Orleans in overtime.
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