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Do Shoes Make the Woman?

When I learned my trademark shoe was destroying my feet, I did what anyone would: question my entire identity

(Not actually my foot, but a foot, anyway.) Photo: BSIP/UIG via Getty Images

MyMy identity crisis began with pain in my right foot. I hadn’t done anything particular to injure it so I didn’t take the pain very seriously at first, but as time went by, it got worse. At first the top of my foot hurt, but then the pain…

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Diane Vanaskie Mulligan

Diane Vanaskie Mulligan

novelist, teacher, sourdough enthusiast, dog-lover, folkie and a whole bunch of other things, too.

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