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  • He would tilt his menacing crew-cut skull at us and solemnly proclaim, You must remember that only a trick of fate has brought you so far from your homeland, but there must be no question of your loyalty.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • A man with a silver crew-cut and a cigarette dangling from his lips was consulting with a stocky, bald man about how to maneuver the vehicle inside before police showed up to monitor the considerable ruckus they were causing.

    A Wreck of Art That Was No Accident

  • He still cut his hair as if he was ready for the parade ground—closely shaved sidewalls topped by a bold stripe of dark, crew-cut hair.

    Gideon’s war

  • His family called him Gosling because of his white-blond crew-cut and cherubic cheeks.

    Red Flags or Red Herrings?

  • His family called him Gosling because of his white-blond crew-cut and cherubic cheeks.

    Red Flags or Red Herrings?

  • One of the latest designs to emerge from his upstart firm, the brashly named BIG Bjarke Ingels Group, this vision of a New York apartment complex has a startling profile totally at odds with the grids of crew-cut, square-shouldered towers dotting the Manhattan skyline.

    Building a Better Future

  • "But the election can expose problems in China's system, and it's also a way of putting pressure on local government officials," said Zhou, a stocky, crew-cut man who has long campaigned over land disputes in his home Gushi County.

    Insight: China activists challenge power with election push

  • My mother gave my brothers a pretty utilitarian haircut, which involved one of thus buzzers and something shorter than a crew-cut, which is usually long enough on top to stand up like astroturf for an inch.

    Hair Fashion: Brent & the Peaky « Colleen Anderson

  • "But the election can expose problems in China's system, and it's also a way of putting pressure on local government officials," said Zhou, a stocky, crew-cut man who has long campaigned over land disputes in his home Gushi County.

    Insight: China activists challenge power with election push

  • He still cut his hair as if he was ready for the parade ground—closely shaved sidewalls topped by a bold stripe of dark, crew-cut hair.

    Gideon’s war

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