New York's most famous shoeless man s...

New York's most famous shoeless man stashes new boots

There are 13 comments on the au.news.yahoo.com story from Dec 3, 2012, titled New York's most famous shoeless man stashes new boots. In it, au.news.yahoo.com reports that:

The homeless man who received a new pair of boots from a police officer in New York's Times Square last month in what became a nationally celebrated act of kindness is once again walking the streets barefoot, having hidden the boots.

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#1 Dec 3, 2012
Bless the officer for his act of kindness and generosity.
It's a shame; most people don't understand that losing a few toes to frostbite is better than losing your life hanging on to a pair of boots.
( He probably gave the socks away to homeless kids too)
Parden pard

Nazareth, PA

#2 Dec 3, 2012
TenderTink wrote:
Bless the officer for his act of kindness and generosity.
It's a shame; most people don't understand that losing a few toes to frostbite is better than losing your life hanging on to a pair of boots.
( He probably gave the socks away to homeless kids too)
You are correct.Those socks are providing warmth to twelve homeless kids.Kids are really something,,,they share the socks thruout the day.The morning kids pass them on to the afternoon kids,,,and so on ,,,,what a country,,,say
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#3 Dec 3, 2012
Parden pard wrote:
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You are correct.Those socks are providing warmth to twelve homeless kids.Kids are really something,,,they share the socks thruout the day.The morning kids pass them on to the afternoon kids,,,and so on ,,,,what a country,,,say
How ya doing PP?
Hope the season is being kind to you.
:-)'s

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and dog's drool :-)

#4 Dec 3, 2012
Poor fella ...

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#5 Dec 3, 2012
Parden pard wrote:
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You are correct.Those socks are providing warmth to twelve homeless kids.Kids are really something,,,they share the socks thruout the day.The morning kids pass them on to the afternoon kids,,,and so on ,,,,what a country,,,say
Actually that sock exchange happens here on Offbeat and the exchangers are homeless but are hopeless instead. Other than that, ya nailed it!

“We're all Bozos on this bus”

Since: Jan 07

South Bend, IN

#6 Dec 4, 2012
By 'hidden' he probably meant 'traded them for a few sips of Ripple'.

“We're all Bozos on this bus”

Since: Jan 07

South Bend, IN

#7 Dec 4, 2012
Actor George Hamilton reportedly never wore socks more than once. He'd wear them once and throw them away.
Paris HIlton

Huntington, NY

#8 Dec 4, 2012
Well, he does have pretty feet.
Duh

Branchland, WV

#9 Dec 4, 2012
Uh Clem wrote:
Actor George Hamilton reportedly never wore socks more than once. He'd wear them once and throw them away.
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Reason being... Ole 'George' was noted to have NEVER , EVER,, trim his toenails.. So every time he would put on a pair he would rip holes in them. People who make SOCK PUPPETS loved him... lol..
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dh

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#10 Dec 4, 2012
Duh wrote:
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Reason being... Ole 'George' was noted to have NEVER , EVER,, trim his toenails.. So every time he would put on a pair he would rip holes in them. People who make SOCK PUPPETS loved him... lol..
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dh
He invented trolling?
TRUBBLE-DUH

Branchland, WV

#12 Dec 4, 2012
Ferrerman wrote:
<quoted text>He invented trolling?
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'ONLY YOU 'WOOD' KNOW THAT!!'
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You have been warned.. and this is the ONLY time I will WARN A SAK o'SHYT like you..... 8) dh
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“We're all Bozos on this bus”

Since: Jan 07

South Bend, IN

#13 Dec 4, 2012
In today's news, this guy isn't even homeless. He lives in government-paid housing.
TER-DUH

Branchland, WV

#14 Dec 5, 2012
Uh Clem wrote:
In today's news, this guy isn't even homeless. He lives in government-paid housing.
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He his the shoes so they would'nt reduce his food stamps... They have been known to do that. Rosie' o Donnel helped a lady out one time and nearly got the lady cut off from all her assistance. and the lady was a foster home to like 40 kids or somethin...
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Peace..
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Terduh-5055

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