Why did MJ put salt in his shoes?
The book tells the story of how young Michael Jordan agonized over being too small to play basketball with the bigger kids, and one day he asked his mother what he could do to grow taller. As she prepared chicken at the stove, Deloris Jordan told her son to put salt in his shoes and to pray.
How does his mother’s roses convince Michael to go with her plan?
How does his mother’s roses convince Michael to go with her plan? He knows if his mom can grow roses, she can help him grow. Who convinces Michael to go back to the basketball court?
Does putting salt in your shoes really make you grow taller?
They’ll decompress your spinal disks allowing you to gain as much as a half inch in the middle of the day, but the gains will only last a few hours. Salt in your shoes. Praying and wishful thinking. They might make you feel better, but you won’t get taller as a result.