A Superstitious Teen Bit Her New Shoes To Avoid Blisters. It Bit Back.

 

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The ruby red heels mocked her.

It laid on the floor, this new pair of shoes, which refused to yield to her custom.

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This superstitious teen had bitten the shoe, as the old wives’ tale taught, to ensure a comfortable fit and avoid blisters.

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Yet, when she slid her foot in, it bit at her ankles, pinching and leaving a red mark.

She couldn’t shake her beliefs, so she bit down harder.

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With twisted gusto.

Watch ‘Penafrancia’ by Gab Mesina (Philippines)

‘Penafrancia’ is part of our Viddsee Juree Awards Philippines 2017 channel. Learn more about Pinoy films here.

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