Gary and Claudia Pierce share a laugh Saturday with customers who came to visit during their last day of work at Hudson's Shoe Store on Seward Street. The couple bought the store in 1987, and were the fourth owners since the store was first established in 1939. The store is being bought by Sydney Mitchell and Dawn Walsh, owners of Shoefly Inc. The new owners plan to keep the name and sell much of the same line of shoes for men and women.
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