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One of Gering’s last old style barber shop closes
July 29, 2016 Jerry Purvis   

Jerry Purvis/Gering Citizen Barber John Kehn takes a break between hair cutting appoinments last week for one of the last times. Kehn is calling it quits after 41 years. Man’s Image on 10th Street next to the Union Bar closed on Thursday.

After 41 years of keeping area men well groomed, John Kehn of Man’s Image Barber Shop in Gering is hanging up his scissors.

“Like any business, it has ups and downs,” Kehn said, “but it’s kept me busy all these years.

Starting in 1975, and after a hiatus for service in the Air Force, Kehn has seen a lot of change over the years. In a 2013 interview, he said that when he opened shop, hairstyles were still longer, a h...

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