Gary Weddle vowed a decade ago, to his middle school students, to refrain from shaving until Osama bin Laden was killed or captured. Last night, he wept openly because he was finally able to shave his ZZ Top-style beard.

Weddle originally figured he'd be keeping the new facial hair for no more than a month or two. Ten years later, his untrimmed beard still hung from his face like an albatross.

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