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Longview Barber Shop Still Shaving

   A Longview barber shop is offering a bit of nostalgia to it's customers by offering hot shaves. The Brookwood barber shop in Longview is keeping alive the lost art. In days past, the barber shop was a meeting place where men came to relax, talk about different topics and enjoy a clean shave with a straight razor.  These barbers in Longview are trying to keep that part alive. 65 year old Willie Cravens has been a barber for 43 years, and over that time, he's learned to have an opinion on just about everything from sports to world affairs. Many loyal customers have been coming back year after year because Brookwood does it the old fashioned way. Just like it was done 100 years ago... Hot towels soften the beard... Hot lather and a sharp straight razor... And trust your barber. Sometimes the best ways are the old ways.
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