Boy Rejects New Shoe His Grandmother Bought For Him, Refuses to Attend School in it

Boy Rejects New Shoe His Grandmother Bought For Him, Refuses to Attend School in it

  • A boy rejected the new pair of shoes his grandmother bought for him for school, indicating he did not like them
  • In a photo trending on social media, the boy was seen wearing the shoes and sitting in a room with an angry face
  • Many social media users have weighed in on the matter, as some said the shoes looked funny and the kid should not be blamed

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A boy said he was not going to school with the new shoes his grandmother bought for him because he did not like them.

Photos of the boy in the new shoes went viral on social media on Monday, May 20.

Boy rejects shoes bought for him.
Some people said the shoes looked funny. Photo credit: X/Adan Zamuh.
Source: Twitter

In the photo posted by Adan Zamuh, the boy is seen sprawled on the couch in his school uniform. His feet were covered in funny-looking shoes.

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He had an angry face, like one who had made up his mind not to leave home with the shoes.

Adan, who shared the story, said the young boy was her nephew, noting that he declined to attend school that day.

She wrote:

"My nephew is refusing to go to school because of the school shoes that Grandma bought for him.."

See the photo below:

Reactions to school shoes bought by grandma

Some people who saw the picture of the shoes had a good laugh in the comment section.

@KenyanMemes said:

"I might be wrong here, but might it be because those are ladies' shoes, and he's a gentleman?"

@Pimasuti said:

"What are those!? Reminds me of my son when I bought him similar shoes."

@KilonzoS commented:

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"With this, he will always score high marks."

@WanderiK8593 said:

"The sole should be reduced, and all will be well."

@Jyfurstar said:

"Children of Nowadays are very ungrateful."

Lady uses thread to make shoes

Meanwhile, a Nigerian lady became popular on social media owing to how she was able to use threads to make lovely shoes.

In a video she posted on TikTok, the lady, identified as Francisca, was seen making colourful shoes with her hands.

So many people who saw what she could do described her as extremely talented, and they asked to buy the shoes.

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