29 Aug '15, 9am

Ann Arbor area man offers to trade Kanye West sneakers for a kidney

It started with a simple Facebook post. "People are always joking that they would give a kidney for a pair of yeezy's!!" Matt Neal wrote Thursday afternoon in a forum for sneaker enthusiasts. "Well here's your chance. I'm 26 with 2 failing kidneys," the Ann Arbor area resident continued, offering to trade his limited-edition Kanye West Adidas sneakers, a pair of Yeezy Boost 350s, for "one working kidney from a true sneaker head." Matt Neal Courtesy photo It wasn't long before Neal, a 2006 graduate of Ann Arbor's Pioneer High School, started getting offers by the dozen, some of them apparently sincere — and from people with no actual interest in the Kanye West sneakers that Neal won in a raffle and considers a prized part of his extensive shoe collection. The shoes sold out in a matter of minutes in the U.S. in June, and now they fetch north of $700 on eBay. Neal, who lives...

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