Last week I told you about my nomination of Mr. Riley O'Neil as a candidate for the 2014 Robert Goulet Memorial Mustached American of the Year, presented by the American Mustache Institute.

Well, do I have great news to share.

After combing through more than 500 nominees, the Certified Mustacheology Analysis Unit (CMAC) of the AMI has decided that the face belonging to this mustache...

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loading... a finalist for the award! It's true!

His competition is impressive. There's Eric Holder, the entire Cleveland Indians pitching staff, two veterans, a mayor, a mascot, and a experimental physicist among the candidates. But really, who deserves this more than Riley?

If you would, please support Rockford's own Riley O'Neil is his effort to bring the trophy (there is a trophy, right?) to Rockford. Go vote right here!

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