Watching Bill Moyers Journal this morning, a program called The Legacy of President Abraham Lincoln, I happened to see for the first time a photograph of Horace Greeley the famed editor and politician.
Little did I know that on this morning I'd be witness to the fall of Henry David Thoreau from his long-standing neck beard championship.
Just compare and I'm sure you'll agree.
Henry David Thoreau
And just in case you still doubt the greatness of Greeley's neck beard, here's one more.