“I started growing my beard when I was 20 and right out of the army. As time went on, I went from ghotee to a full beard and by my late 20's had a fairly healthy beard. Wasn't allowed to let it grow to its terminal length because of my job.
“In its current state, my beard hasn't been trimmed in about 28 months.
“I've shaved once in the last 20 years and it nearly caused a divorce when I did!”