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Saint Petersburg Photographer :: Beards of Tampa Bay :: Brian Valyko

Name: Brian Werner Valyko Where are you from? I was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. Lived for 6 years in Durham, NC, and now reside in Tampa, FL. Occupation : Progressive Insurance How long have you been growing your beard? I stopped shaving 6 months ago, so September 2013. What started you on this path? My daughters and wife love the beard. I mean LOVE it. My daughters will butter me up by complimenting the awesomeness of my beard before asking for something. My wife tells me she thinks I look hot. I think it satisfies some rugged fantasy of hers. Haha End goal for your beard. I heard someone once say: You don't grow your beard, your beard grows you. I believe that my beard has chosen me and I will not let it down. What is the funniest experience or comment that has happened to you because of your beard. I was at Disney and was separated from my family. As I was walking back to them, I passed this family of four, and made eye contact with the mom, who imme[...]