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Disgruntled Shoe Shiner Behind Booth Fire

This is the end result of an angry shoe shiner people. John Swain (71) was so peeved when he was told he wasn’t allowed to work the Bryant Park booth he burned them down to a crisp. Mr Swain was a well respected shoe shiner and it came as quite  a shock when he confessed. He had previously established the Grand Central shoeshine stand. Mr Swain has been charged with fifth-degree arson.


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