San Francisco Chronicle: Shoeshine Man Catches A Break – And Some Cash

Loren and other SF citizens help a homeless shoeshine vendor. Part 2.

By C.W. Nevius

(June 5, 2009) Larry Moore shined so many shoes on Thursday that he ran through two bottles of polish.

Then there were the women who walked up to give him a hug, the tourists who had their photo taken with him, and the people – more than one – who stuffed $100 bills in his shirt pocket.

“Honestly,” Moore said, “it is probably the best day of my life. And not for financial reasons. It just means so much to have people come out and recognize someone working hard.”

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