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Posted: December 4, 2012 at 4:44 a.m.

Jeffrey Hillman, a New York City homeless man whose gift of boots from an NYPD police officer became an online sensation, is back on the streets with no shoes, telling The New York Times that he’s hidden the $100 all weather boots because “they are worth a lot of money,” adding that he’s grateful for the gift, but he wants “a piece of the pie” because a photo, taken by an Arizona tourist, was posted online “without permission.”

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