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I think those are valid points. I hear that Tom's has a logistical nightmare to be able to monitor and actually know how to get the shoes to the people/children that need them. I know that there are poor cobblers in developing countries that make shoes that others can't afford but I see the point about putting local out of business with the notion of getting "free" shoes. I'm not sure what the balance is, but I do think that these two organizations who are paving a way to being a for-profit company to help a social need is a good thing. I think the bigger they get, they reayll need to partner up with those experts in the field to help them execute the vision without harming the local economy

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