Murdo Girl…Corrective shoes

Do you know what corrective shoes are? They’re just like they sound.

One year, when I was five or six, one of my mom’s friends noticed that I was walking in such a way that I was virtually standing on the sides of my shoes. Well, that really bugged mom and when she saw me doing it, she yelled at me to, “STOP!”

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Of course, those kinds of tactics never work. Have you ever seen anyone stop doing something because even a person with some authority told them to “stop?”

I didn’t even get the somewhat bearable Mary Janes. My mother’s friend, Elsa, who was normally a very nice lady, told Mom that the shoes had to be tied, “tight” to work. I ended up with the brown Buster Bowns. I thought they would never wear out.

I thought

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Imagine this dress in pink with pink tights and brown Buster Browns. I’m pretty sure I started a new fad and the next week the whole town sold out of Buster Browns. (See!  now you made me lie.) will have to admit, I don’t walk on the sides of my shoes anymore.

4 thoughts on “Murdo Girl…Corrective shoes

  1. scoper07 June 20, 2019 / 6:19 pm

    I should be wearing corrective shoes right now. I have one leg longer so my hips are always tilted. No wonder why I have had back and knee surgery.

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  2. countrygirl57 June 20, 2019 / 10:09 pm

    I feel like I am wearing BusterBrowns now! Maybe I need to find a pink dress!!😀

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  3. sanjuan831 June 22, 2019 / 9:00 am

    Good solid story about good solid shoes. I had a pair also.

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    • scoper07 June 22, 2019 / 6:21 pm

      But did you have the pink dress???!

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