07/18/2012 05:08 pm ET Updated 6 days ago

Don Lemon Gets A Serious Haircut (PHOTOS, POLL)

It looks like Don Lemon is ready for summer.

The CNN host returned from a vacation on Wednesday sporting a serious buzz-cut. Lemon usually keeps his locks pretty closely cropped, but, as the Guardian's Matthew Wells put it, Wednesday's look was a "dramatic" change.

Want evidence? Here's Lemon on July 8:

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And here he is on Wednesday:

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Hopefully Lemon will be able to withstand those Atlanta summers a little easier now.