Friday, March 20, 2015

Rob Akers - Virginia Shoe Clinic - Speaker at March 12th TRC Meeting

TRC member Rob Akers, owner of the Virginia Shoe Clinic, was our speaker at the March 12th meeting. Rob, who comes from a long line of shoe smiths including one 17th C "Cordwainer" ancestor on Piscataway Creek, shared his extensive orthopedic knowledge. He reminded us that of the 206 bones in the human body, 52 are in the feet; that worn down shoes cause problems; that bigger people have more foot problems; and that the late 7'6" actor, Matthew McGrory, sported the biggest known feet in the world. ..28.5"! Various members gave testimonials to Rob's good work. The Virginia Shoe Clinic is located at 1269 Tappahannock Blvd.

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