We love it when inspirational stories are trending locally. This time, the story is about Igor Vovkivinskiy, the tallest man in America who needs our help. Igor is 7 feet 8.33 inches tall, and hasn’t had a proper pair of shoes for more than 6 years. For a lot of us, that’ is hard to even imagine. So, let’s help Igor collect $16,000 which is how much Reebok is asking to create a special pair just for him.
Igor recently started a webpage Tallest American Man Needs Shoes, which is where you can learn more about his predicament and donate to help him get a pair of comfy new Reeboks. WCCO’s Holly Wagner visited Igor this week and here is the heartbreaking interview she took. (Video not embeddable; click HERE to watch it.)