Big Feet, Big Shoes

I have a rare physical abnormality, an abnormality not recognized by the medical community, but instead by the fashion industry: I have giant feet. While most women in the united states wear a size 7 or 8, and some even hit 9 or 10, I wear a size 12 women's shoe. And while my height, 5'11″, helps to offset the peculiar largeness of my feet, keep in mind that I've worn the same size shoe since I was 5'4″. I also have large hands. Large enough to quite easily palm a man's basketball. Had I lived in a time when dainty gloves were a requirement, I would have been sent off to live in a community of others like me. Others who until recently had to face the constant despair of never being able to shoe shop "off the rack".

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