Who are you?
Hi! I am Dan. Dan Donahue if you need to separate me from the other Dans in your life. I like to make things happen with my friends. Professionally I am an art director. Personally I am daydream believer.

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What’s you favorite pair of shoes?
My all time favorite pair of shoes were a pair of Vans high tops I got in the 80’s when I was a skate rat. They were navy blue suede trim light blue canvas with a white stripe. It was the shoe. I knocked the combo from looking at Thrasher.

Why?
I loved them so much. I remember lacing them up and feeling like I was from California. In middle school that was pretty powerful. I wore them everywhere and skated daily and nightly in them. I shredded them but refused to give up on them. By the time they were done they were more of a duct tape slipper. They weren’t even in one piece. The last time I skated in them one half of the shoe went flying.

Where did you get them?
At the time Vans were impossible to come by. I had to go to Stratosphere skate shop in Atlanta to order them. I got to pick all the parts out of a binder. It was a big deal. I mean a huge deal.

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Share something that’s happened to you while wearing those shoes?
I wore them for so long it would be safe to say that puberty probably happened while wearing them? That’s pretty special.

What sign are you?
Aquarius for life. I guess that’s implied? I bear the water for all y’all.

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