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Idaho Inventor Fights Disease With Shoe That Grows

Children outgrow their shoes quickly. That often leaves kids who live in abject poverty no option but to walk around barefoot. An estimated 300 million children around the world don’t have shoes and are prone to suffer from soil-transmitted diseases and parasites. Kenton Lee has a practical solution — a shoe that grows as the child does.  The shoes can expand up to five sizes and last up to five years. They can be adjusted at three places: the front with a hook and holes like a...

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