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The shoes fit you perfectly, and you begin to imagine wearing them for a night out, impressing your coworkers, and walking around town wearing them proudly. But then you glance at the price tag. $189. Ouch. The age-old question is upon you.

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Have students listen to the audio version of the story as they follow along. Ask them to look for details about how Jeremy feels before he buys the shoes, after he buys the shoes, and when he gives them away. Write their answers on the board. Help students use the details to write their own sentences.

"We were shopping for laundry soap and she's like 'oh my God they're only a dollar' and I said 'well none of them is going to fit you' and she's like 'but they'll fit a lot of people' and I was like get as many as you want," Holder explained.

Holder posted a picture of her granddaughter with the nearly 15 pairs of shoes she bought in the Living Tallahassee Facebook group asking for recommendations on where to donate them. She decided on Making Miracles Group Home, which helps homeless women get back on their feet.

"To think about it, I'm like all in awe because this is a little child, where she could probably be at home jumping rope or playing with dolls but she want to do something for another person and she really don't know them," Harris said.

When I asked Monica about spending the money on the shoes for other people as opposed to spending it on things for herself like ice cream, she says donating the shoes will stick with her for much longer.

"Those things are like memories and they can last longer than something like ice cream or earrings or a toy," Monica explained. "Because you can easily lose that toy, and those earrings and you can just eat that ice cream and it just goes away."

The song recounts the events experienced by a narrator completing the last of his gift shopping on Christmas Eve. He is waiting in a checkout line but is "not really in the Christmas mood" when he notices a young boy in front of him who wants to buy a pair of shoes for his terminally-ill mother: the boy tells the cashier he wants her to appear beautiful when she meets Jesus. Since he is short on money, the narrator ends up paying for the shoes, which reminds him of the true meaning of Christmas.

The casual shoe is my favorite, made by a company called OluKai. They are a simple brown leather shoe (maybe something you could wear with a pair of khakis, but not a suit) that is one of the most comfortable shoes I have ever put on my feet. I love these things, well, as much as one can love a shoe.

I felt them pulling me back. There was some regret and a hint of sadness. I longed a little for the shoes. Maybe I was missing out on something by not having happier, more versatile and fashionable feet.

I have way to many shoes and need to get rid of at least half of them. Minimalism is a great thing. Life is easier to manage when we have less stuff. We are battling these advertisers on a daily basis. They are very sneaky. Thanks for the great insights.

Start with your own feet, and look at what's already in your closet. Stand barefoot on a piece of paper or cardboard, and trace the shape of each foot. Now take your shoes, one by one, and place them on top of the drawing. If you're like most people, your "comfortable" shoes will closely match the outline of your own feet.

Another good example is the Yeezy sneakers from Adidas. These shoes, designed by Kanye West, are very scarce because they can only be bought twice a year. In addition, only one pair of shoes is offered for each size, while some 75,000 people are ready to buy them at the end of their computer. This mismatch in supply and demand ensures that the shoes are sold for a lot of money, because people who misunderstand the lack of supply during the official sale still want to buy those shoes.

"Shoes possess magical properties," writes Italian journalist and shoe fanatic Paola Jacobbi. The allure of shoes is so powerful that they have become her fashion obsession, one she shares with millions of women, from Imelda Marcos to Sarah Jessica Parker to Joan Crawford. Here Jacobbi indulges that obsession by embarking on a witty and highly opinionated journey through the styles and cultural significance of women's footwear and our attachment to it. Jacobbi pontificates (sandals are the bikini of footwear); psychoanalyzes (the relationship between shoes and sex); has fiery beliefs (ankle boots are quite simply a no-no); and speculates (there's a little Imelda in all of us). She also offers plenty of sage advice: how to choose the right heel for your physique, how to keep shoes lasting long, why to avoid mules at all costs, and how to judge a man by his footwear. Charming, sassy, and irresistible, I Want Those Shoes! will be a perfect fit for every woman who has ever coveted, rearranged her closet to accommodate, or maxed out her credit card for one more absolutely-gotta-have-it pair of shoes.

In conclusion, I feel that Those Shoes helps to teach children the value of intangible things. A loving family and good friendship are two things that Jeremy would not trade for the world. Although Jeremy did not get his shoes, he is appreciative that his grandma made sure he had warm snow boots, which was something Jeremy needed.

While conducting work on the use of shoes in a rural Ethiopian community endemic for podoconiosis (a NTD triggered by exposure to irritant soils in the tropical highlands [3], [23]), we uncovered considerable information on behaviors and practices relating to shoe use which is relevant to a range of other NTDs. In brief, in southern Ethiopia, shoes are being distributed through a local non-governmental organization to children with the intention of preventing podoconiosis. This non-communicable form of elephantiasis arises from long-term exposure to red clay soils. Ecological and observational evidence suggests that consistent use of shoes prevents disease by protection from soil exposure. Shoe distribution to children of treated patients has been accompanied by messages linking foot hygiene and shoe use to reduced risk of disease. Program implementers considered it vital to understand why children might or might not wear shoes, in order to improve the messaging that might be used alongside distribution. To this end, we drew on several conceptual models to guide our efforts. First, we relied on the PRECEDE-PROCEED model that suggests beginning the process with diagnostic planning to assess social, behavioral, environmental, educational and ecological issues and needs that may influence whether and when children wear shoes [24]. We also considered social cognitive theory of self regulation [25]. Taken together these theories argue for the importance of targeting individuals' beliefs and attitudes about shoe wearing, how these beliefs influence perceived capabilities to prevent podoconiosis, and whether wearing shoes can be effective in reducing their risk for the condition. The data presented in this article arise from a qualitative study aimed to gain deeper understanding of the barriers to consistent use of shoes in a rural setting.

Financial constraints act in a range of ways to cause inconsistent use of shoes. Several respondents said that consistently wearing a single pair of shoes would wear them out faster, whereas occasional use makes them last longer, meaning less frequent replacement.

Another response to financial limitations was to limit use of shoes to special occasions. Social occasions (weddings and funerals) and public places (churches, schools, and markets) were described by participants as settings in which most people wear shoes, whereas the home compound and farm fields were settings in which shoes were unlikely to be worn. Restricting the use of shoes to certain settings was linked to the wish to prolong the life of the shoes and the inability to buy a range of shoes for different settings.

Buying shoes for all children at once may be impossible for some large families, who therefore have to choose who should be the first to receive shoes. Some parents prioritize their older children, and even then, resort to a range of tactics to minimize wear and tear of the shoes.

Financial constraints often resulted in possession of only one pair of shoes, which for several reasons illustrated below contributed to their intermittent use. Wearing the same pair of shoes, without socks, often led to an offensive smell. People reported deliberately taking off their shoes and walking barefoot to refresh their feet and shoes:

Financial limitations also dictate the age at which parents begin to provide shoes for their children. Most parents said that they provided shoes for their children when they started school or reached school age, though some respondents suggested that shoes should ideally be provided as soon as children started to walk.

The overwhelming majority of respondents were positive about wearing shoes. Both adults and children emphasized that, despite the impediments to securing footwear, everyone in the community was in favor of having shoes:

Even young children communicate their wish for shoes to parents: attempting to wear their parents' shoes, nagging their parents to buy them shoes, and refusing to attend school barefoot. In many families, it is the children who press their parents into buying their first shoes. As one parent said,

In this specific area, although the MFTPA has worked to circulate messages about podoconiosis prevention for more than ten years, this does not appear to be an important reason for wearing shoes in the wider community. Adults emphasized using shoes to participate in social settings and public gatherings, while children emphasized the protective value of shoes against pain of walking on stones and other sharp objects. Respondents in many groups also mentioned that shoes protected them from cold and injuries, enabled walking and looked attractive on the feet. In some cases, shoes were worn simply because they saw others wearing them. 041b061a72


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