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Rain Bags | by ezequielrb
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Rain Bags

Charly could never wear rain boots. When he was 10 years old, his mother bought a pair so he didn't ruin his school shoes, but the day he used them, his ankles got so hurt that he needed to visit the doctor. In the matter of fact, he couldn’t wear any kind of boots, another time he tried some leather boots from his older brother, but the reaction was even worst.


The thing was to find some alternative to take care of his shoes during rainy days. His mother didn’t know what to do, but he had an idea: cover his foot with supermarket bags.


Today, with 37 years old, Charly continues using this basic resource, despite his co-workers jokes, funny phrases he got used since high-school years.


Every day he watches the weather channel, and if they announce rain, he prepares and puts two bags in his briefcase. When he comes back from work, he wash and leave the bags drying to use them again until they get leaky, unless a strong wind takes them, as happened yesterday.



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Taken on April 8, 2011