Mr. T's Shoes - In his biography
Mr. T (St. Martin's Press, 1984), the black actor with the Mandinkan style hair cut told the story of his worn-out footwear.
"My beat-up, run-over, taped-up raggedy and old combat boots used to
belong to my father before they were handed down to me. I wear my
father's boots with pride because they help me not to forget where I
come from and they tell me that I have to finished his journey. Now
the reason I wear mismatched socks is because there are a lot of
poor children who don't have a pair of matched socks, and people
laugh at them. So I wear mismatched socks so people can laugh at me,
instead of poor kids. Plus I am making a fashion statement: just
wear what you got and be thankful.
Mr. T starred on the adventure
series THE A-TEAM/NBC/1983-87. See also -
"Mr. T's Jewelry"
Close-up of Mr. T's Shoes
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