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bc-shoes-nixon-100421.jpgHave you ever felt the urge to release your inner Imelda Marcos.  Remember her?  She was the wife of the dictator of the Philippines and when he was overthrown in the 80s they discovered she had a closet filled with seven thousand shoes.  It became a symbol of the excess and corruption of the Marcos rule. 

In Vancouver every year, the Army and Navy store offers up an annual sale geared those who need shoes for every occasion.  Sure some have an acquisitive, almost Imelda-like acquisitive streak.  But most are just looking for a good deal - and know that this sale delivers the goods.  Besides, what else would they be doing at seven in the morning, if not lining up?  Shoe Sale icon_video.gif