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Vikings fan kept beard nearly 40 years, waiting for Super Bowl win that never came

Published 10/26/2013, Minneapolis Star Tribune / MCT

On the same day that his beloved and woeful Minnesota Vikings were losing on "Monday Night Football," time ran out on Emmett Pearson at his home near Red Wing -- and the beard he vowed nearly 39 years ago to never shave until the Purple won a Super Bowl remained with him to the end.

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