Here's a tragic story of local theft and it's kinda easy to feel sorry for the victim. This report also offers some insight into the current state of American cultural overall wherein the public has allowed their identity to be shaped by crass consumerism:
"I love them. They're comfortable. I just started collecting them," 19-year-old Angelica explained. "I've always been a tomboy, kind of, growing up. It's just my style. I like J's."
Those cool, colorful, expensive, retro style Air Jordan shoes, made famous by retired NBA legend Michael Jordan, put big sparkles in Angelica's eyes.
"I bought at least, recently probably about one pair every month, and at the beginning of this year, I was buying seven, eight pairs a week," she said.
When asked if she initially set out to build a collection, Angelica said, "No, but I couldn't stop. It's like the only thing that makes me happy."
On the bright side, it was probably good for her to get this life lesson out of the way early . . . Read more: FOX 4 News on Twitter