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37. New Shoes and a Dead Rat

On 365days 100words

The Chinese, on Bentinck Street, make great leather shoes (or they used to).

Bright, red letters on a canary yellow signboard. Inside, they’d have brown-skinned helpers who shadow you as you walk around the shop. Footwear hung on pins attached to white plywood boards. Behind the counter, an old Chinese man would sit, least bothered. He could be the owner or the son of the owner. Today, mother threw out a pair of leather heels. “They don’t make them like they used to.” She put the new shoes in a plastic bag along with a dead rat she found in the living room.

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