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When Patricia Snelson’s mother was a bride-to-be, she was on the hunt for one of the many things a woman about to get married wants.
Buying white shoes is not a pre-wedding task usually worth mentioning.
No. When a woman wants white shoes, she simply enters a shoe store and sees a pair she likes, determines whether they are actually white or ecru or shiny snowy eagle wing colored and then asks for her size.
Snelson’s mother did this, of course.
She asked for her size.
But the man at the shoe store did not carry it.
“The only thing I have for you,” he said to Patricia Snelson’s mother, “is a box.”