In Siren Song of Swoosh

What makes a hardcore sneakerhead? A willingness to spend the night outside a store to get first crack at the limited-edition Nike SB Blazer

Like most of my friends in fifth grade, I craved a pair of Air Jordans. Unfortunately, my feet were small and I had to settle for the kiddie version, which, among other deficiencies, didn't have a see-through bubble in the sole so actually were not "Air" anything. "Why are you wearing fake Jordans?" my classmates asked.

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