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We found the Nats fan with the W-shaped beard

Photo and Video: Aspen Matthews / MLB.com Real-Time Correspondent

After posting a photo of his beautiful facial hair creation to Instagram, Nationals fan Eric Brooks became an instant internet celebrity. MLB.com caught up with him during Wednesday's Nationals-Rockies game to chat about Washington baseball and, of course, his beard.

Brooks has been growing his W-shaped beard for three years, and he made it very clear that he has no plans on trimming it. Thankfully, it takes less time to groom than to grow:

"This took about 45 minutes or so," Brooks said. "Just to refine it and get it all lookin' nice."

It turns out a lot of care goes into maintaining it -- including conditioner, beard oil and spray glue. His girlfriend, reluctantly, seems to have come to accept it.

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