America's Tallest Man Receives $25,000 For A Shoes
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America's Tallest Man Receives $25,000 For A Shoes

Minneapolis : MN : USA | Mar 29, 2012 at 1:00 AM PDT
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AMERICAS TALLEST MAN GIANT IGOR GETS NAME ON RICE VENICE BEACH CALIF 2008

Igor Vovkivinskiy of Rochester, the tallest man in U.S received $25,000 for a pair of shoes.

Igor who stands 7 foot 8 inches tall had 15 surgeries in his foot for three years made him difficult to walk with out a shoe. A customized shoe from Reebok will cost him $15,000 for him to have it.

Friends of Igor advised him to solicit donations from the web, luckily Igor made $25,000 after his story aire on WCCO-TV.

The tallest man of America is very thankful he can now have his new pair of shoes. Igor acknowledge those people helped him and his donors.

"Thank you so much kind people of Minnesota! Thank you people for your kindness, generosity, outpouring of support," Vovkivinskiy wrote in an online post.

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