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Honestly, this caption is as much of a throwback as the photograph itself! More throwbacks at the #valleynewsthrowback hashtag on the @vnewsuv Instagram.

Santa Claus’s beard got a trimming in a White River Junction, Vt., barber shop of Dec. 2, 1960, which ought to prove to the most skeptical that it isn’t just stuck on. Johnny Haefle gives is a tug to make sure. On Santa’s other knee is Danny Haefle. They are the sons of Dr. and Mrs. Harold C. Haefle of Norwich, Vt. Elizabeth Flannery, held by her mother, Mrs. Martin Flannery, of Norwich, watches with interest. (Valley News – Larry McDonald) Copyright Valley News.