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Tim Willig, 32-year-old shoe cobbler and owner of Awesome Time Shoe and Leather Repair inside Casablanca Vintage in Northside. Emily Maxwell | WCPO
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FACES with Emily Maxwell: Tim Willig, shoe cobbler

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CINCINNATI -- "FACES with Emily Maxwell" is soley devoted to telling stories of everyday people through photos, audio and video. Follow along as we continue this on-going series.

This first edition features Tim Willig, a 32-year-old Over-the-Rhine resident with an age-old profession. Willig is a shoe cobbler who serendipitously fell into his career several years ago and now runs his own business, Awesome Time Shoe and Leather Repair .

His shop can be found inside Casablanca Vintage in Northside, where he began his career and is now a co-owner.

Watch the video in the media player above to listen to Willig discuss the craft of shoe cobbling in a 21st Century world.

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