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Girls Just Wanna Have Beards

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 17:21 GMT

SEATTLE (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – Nothing is going to stop some women from having a bushy beard.

The Beard & Stache Fest in Seattle is a month-long celebration of facial fuzz from Sunday (Jan. 31) to February 28 in which bearded dudes attempt to raise money for foster children.

Photos of their hairy mugs will be placed around the city along with containers for people to donate cash.

The beard that makes the most money is the winner.

Though guys gear up their faces for the fest, women refuse to be left behind.

Spokesperson Amy Faulkner says ladies get in on the act by making their own beards out of different materials including gummy bears and felt.

One local woman even sports an authentic beard.

In the end, everyone will be honoring the greatest beard of all, Abe Lincoln’s, with a birthday dance party where everyone is encouraged to dress up as their bearded hero.