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Children’s Shoes and Bronzed Baby Shoes

This pair of brown leather lace up boy’s boots from J.C. Penney and green leather girl’s shoes that buckle at the ankles show the wear and tear of active childhoods. Worn children’s shoes like these were often saved for sentimental reasons or bronzed to memorialize a baby’s first steps.