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Shaquille O’Neal spends $6800 on 10 pairs of shoes for a 13-year-old

By: April Carson

Shaquille O'Neal's generosity knows no limits, so when a mother wrote about her son being unable to obtain size 18 shoes, he delivered.

We are well aware that Shaq is unlike any other athlete we've seen before, in that he genuinely likes to give back. To the point that he frequently receives a lot of credit for being one of the more generous athletes. This isn't meant to denigrate the accomplishments of other athletes; rather, it's intended to emphasize O'Neal's exceptional generosity. This time, his target was a 13-year-old boy who was having trouble getting shoes to fit his size 18 feet.

The mother, Takeia Wallace detailed the story in a post on Shaq's Facebook page. She explained that her son had trouble finding shoes to fit his large feet. Most companies don't make shoes in size 18.

Of course, Shaq heard about it and responded.

Ms. Wallace was extremely grateful, and her son was thrilled to finally have a pair of shoes that fit him properly. She was, understandably, overwhelmed by Shaq's generosity.

She wrote, "I want to thank you so much for your kindness and generosity. You have no idea how much this means to us."

This is just one example of Shaq's generosity. He frequently goes out of his way to help others, whether it's sending them gifts, giving them money, or just lending a helping hand.

Shaq is a good person who continuously shows his care for others. He spent a total of $6,800 on ten pairs of shoes for the 13-year-old!

Ms. Wallace, was extremely touched by the act of kindness. "10 pairs of shoes!" she exclaimed. She told reporters that it was not just the materialistic gift but the sentiment and thought behind it that has made such a profound impact on her life.

This is what she had to say: “It’s not just the shoes. It’s the act of kindness that he did, not knowing me, not knowing my story and he still wanted to help. And that just spoke volumes to me and my son.”

He didn't just chip in with one shoe; he went out and bought 10 pairs. Despite having abnormally huge feet, a size 18, in fact, the Lakers legend knew exactly where to get them.

Shaq was shown a pair of shoes by the store owner and received a free pair in return. As a result, he always purchases apparel from the same business. He spent $6843 this time, and he also said he would cover the kid's suit expenses.

Why did he do such a thing? The kid's mother, according to Shaq, reminded him of his own mother. A single mother struggling to provide her son with all he deserves.

Shaquille O'Neal is not just a basketball legend, but also a man with a heart of gold.

He's always giving back to the community, and this time he made one lucky kid's dream come true.

The boy's name is Devin Harrison, and he's now the proud owner of 10 new pairs of shoes, thanks to Shaq.

Shaq felt the bond on a personal level and was not hesitant to assist them. You never know what someone is going through unless you open your heart. Sometimes, his compassion reminds us to be kind every day; you just never know.

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About the Blogger:

April Carson is the daughter of Billy Carson. She received her bachelor's degree in Social Sciences from Jacksonville University, where she was also on the Women's Basketball team. She now has a successful clothing company that specializes in organic baby clothes and other items. Take a look at their most popular fall fashions on

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