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U.S. participant Justin Kellermeister poses at the Beard (Credit: AP)

U.S. participant Justin Kellermeister poses at the Beard and Mustache World Championships in the full beard freestyle category. The competition was in Leinfelden-Echterdingen, southern Germany. (Nov. 2, 2013)

Beard and Moustache World Championships

The Beard and Moustache World Championships were held in Leinfelden-Echterdingen, southern Germany.

Juhana Helmenkalastaja competes in the Moustache English category
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Juhana Helmenkalastaja competes in the Moustache English category of the Beard and Moustache World Championships in Leinfelden-Echterdingen, southern Germany. More than 200 competitors from 20-plus countries participated. (Nov. 2, 2013)

U.S. participant Justin Kellermeister poses at the Beard
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U.S. participant Justin Kellermeister poses at the Beard and Mustache World Championships in the full beard freestyle category. The competition was in Leinfelden-Echterdingen, southern Germany. (Nov. 2, 2013)

Aarne Bielefeldt, of California, poses after winning the
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Aarne Bielefeldt, of California, poses after winning the full beard freestyle competition of the Beard and Mustache World Championships in Leinfelden-Echterdingen, southern Germany. (Nov. 2, 2013)

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Andy Longtine of Plover, Wis., holds his mustache
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Andy Longtine of Plover, Wis., holds his mustache out before grooming it into a handle-bar style. Longtine is preparing to compete in the World Beard and Moustache Championships in Leinfelden-Echterdingen, Germany. (Oct. 10, 2013)

Andy Longtine of Plover, Wis., grooms his mustache
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Andy Longtine of Plover, Wis., grooms his mustache into a handlebar style. Longtine was preparing this past month to compete in the World Beard and Mustache Championships in Leinfelden-Echterdingen, Germany. (Oct. 10, 2013)

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