October 28, 2012 BY John Kim / 25
Autumn Boynton (10) was diagnosed with kidney cancer in the spring of 2005, with bi-lateral Wilms’ tumors in her kidneys and abdomen. When the cancer spread too much to save her kidneys, Autumn underwent emergency surgery to remove both of them. After 3.5 years of regular dialysis, her dad was able to give her a kidney, exactly four years to the date she was first diagnosed. Autumn’s design features black and pink–her favorite colors. Autumn wants to be a rock star when she grows up, so she made sure the shoe’s upper design was covered with stars and peace signs. The finishing touches are sparkles on the Swoosh and bubbles on the shoelaces to match her personality.
This is something that deserves applause from all in the sneaker community alot of you come off as spoiled brats with no rules or regulations. Rule #1 you dont critique kid designed shoes, whats your deal unpopular or something?
My bday is 9/13 also lol. It would make a lot more sense for the entire DB collection to be a GR if the money is going to charity. That's just Nike's way of thinking I guess
I respect the children's imagination for creating their own shoes, but I just hope Nike/Jordan Brand increases their f*****' shoe supply! So I can try copping 'em, cuz then I'll see 'em on eBay SMFH! And unfortunately, Nike/Jordan Brand will never make it happen.
This is an amazing project but its sad to see re sellers sell the shoe for more than what's it's worth .... GR is needed NIKE!!
@AmauryTybgGarcia they are dunk sbs
@AmauryTybgGarcia I hope so! I won't buy Dunks unless it has that little "SB" tag under the swoosh! I know you feel me on this daaaaaaaaaawg! #HYPEBEASTKREW4LYFE
@AmauryTybgGarcia I don't think so
@JamesJohnMichaelDunphyJr <=== Most well informed person in the sneakerworld. I was always under the impression that all SB's were exclusive to skateshops. According to homeboy here, Nike has all of a sudden decided to change their policy. Clap. Clap. Clap.
That...is some damn good investigateringeded. I'm glad NSW decided to inform nobody and secretly add "SB" to this Doernbecher release, cause I ain't buying no dunks unless it says "SB" under the swoosh!
@superbillybob8 I worked on them with Finn, so that's how I know. Hope you buy a few pairs.
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