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Imelda

Shoe Whore

Most everyone knows one fact about former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos; she owned nearly 3000 pairs of shoes. To the people of her home country though, she was far more than a humorous anecdote. Despite numerous legal problems, some of which still persist, many of the people are still wowed by her mere presence. However, this honest, albeit sometimes unflattering, character study reveals a darker side of her personality as a figure so far removed from the plight of commoners that her thinking borders on the delusional.