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Saturday, October 13, 2012

Big shoes to fill

Global Times | 2012-9-16 
By Agencies

Chen Mingzhi, a shoe designer from Wenling, Zhejiang Province, poses with his 1.9-meter-long shoe. Chen spent two months making it, hoping to break a world record.
Photo: CFP

Chen Mingzh sits inside of his handmade 1.9 metre-long (6.23 foot-long) right shoe at his family store in Wenling, Zhejiang province September 27, 2012. Chen, new to the business of shoe-making, was challenged by a neighbour to create a big shoe. The leather right shoe weighs 38 kg (83.8 pounds) and took him two months to make at a cost of 2,000 rmb ($317.30).
REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Alyianna: Wow! This is like the fairytale where that guy wished for huge shoes and he and his wife slept outside in them. :P 

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