I came across this while editing a slide show on the flooding in the Philippines. The photo was so out of keeping with the rest of the imagery that I was scratching my head trying to make sense of it until I read the caption. Now I'm half-expecting to read of someone floating to safety in a giant slipper.
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A resident stands next to giants shoes on top of a swept away barge along the Marikina river outside Manila on September 29, 2009 symbolising the town as the country's shoe-making capital.