Shaquille O’Neal buys 13-year-old shoes worth $6,843 after mum posts plea on social media
Shaquille O’Neal’s generosity knows no bounds, so when a mother posted a plea that her son couldn’t buy size 18 shoes, he agreed.
We know Shaq is unlike most athletes we’ve seen, he likes to give back. So much so that he often receives a lot of applause for being one of the most generous athletes.
This is not to denigrate the value of other athletes, but rather to highlight the fact that O’Neal does so much for the community and remains a beacon of goodwill.
So this time we’re covering the story of an Atlanta mom who posted a plea on social media saying she was unable to afford the size 18 shoes her son needed.
Of course, Shaq heard him and he came to the rescue. He’s not one to shy away from charity and the way the Big Diesel relates to the story is all the more wholesome!
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Shaquille O’Neal can’t stop caring for people, and buys 10 pairs of shoes at 13, worth $6,800!
There is generosity and there is Shaquille O’Neal. Instead of just helping the single mother and child as a couple, he decided to participate in
Instead of just contributing one shoe, he went out and brought 10 pairs for the kid. While he had abnormally large feet, a size 18 in fact, the Lakers legend knew exactly where to get them.
Shaq Buys 10 Pairs of Size 18 Shoes at Age 13 ~ When O’Neal was trying to find size 18 loafers for his prom ensemble, his dad finally found Friedman’s Shoes in Atlanta. The shoe store owner, Bruce Teilhaber, gave Shaq a pair of shoes for free and since…
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A store that also gave Shaq a free pair, so out of kindness Shaquille still buys shoes from the same store. This time he splurged on $6843 and he also said he would pay for the child’s costume.
Why did he do it? According to Shaq reason, the child’s mother reminded him of his own mother. A struggling single mother trying to give her son everything.
Shaq felt the connection on a personal level and didn’t hesitate to help them. You speak from a big heart. Sometimes his kindness reminds us to be like that every day, you never know what someone is going through.
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