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For Shoe Lovers Everywhere

Have you ever heard of Jan Ernst Matzeliger 1852 - 1889?  

He invented a shoe manufacturing machine that was considered impossible.  At the time, shoes were made mostly by hand but Mr. Matzeliger changed all that with his invention of a "lasting" machine.  Because of his invention, the modern shoe industry was created along with billions of dollars of economic value and affordable shoes for people everywhere.  Look him up!