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Goodwin Hoff, 87, has been getting haircuts at the Graver barbershop in downtown Fargo since 1946, when he was a student at Concordia College. On Wednesday, barber Joel Brehmer trimmed Hoff's hair. Archie Ingersoll / The Forum

Fargo man makes a 68-year habit of getting his hair cut at Graver barbershop

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FARGO – In 1946, Harry Truman was president. Ted Williams was the American League’s MVP. And Goodwin Hoff was a college kid in need of a haircut.


A Fargo native attending Concordia at the time, Hoff heard that his friend’s father had a barbershop in the Graver building in downtown Fargo, and he figured why not go there for a trim.

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