Steph Curry's incredible response to nine-year-old girl's letter

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Steph Curry responds to 9-year-old's letter about offering his shoes in sizes for girls

Curry, a father of two daughters, took time to respond to Riley with his own hand written letter, in which he explained that the issue is being taken care of now and that he will be sending her a pair of Curry 5s.

"We are correcting this now!" the two-time league MVP wrote in a letter back to the Golden State Warriors' fan, who lives in Napa, California. "I want to make sure you can wear my kicks proudly".

The shoes have since been rebranded in the girls section of UA's site as "Grade School UA Curry 5".

For the Curry 6, which launches Christmas Day, the box will also reflect the co-gendered sizing as opposed to implying the shoes were only in boys' sizes, said Dean Stoyer, a spokesperson for the company. Kevin Durant has been playing at a superhuman level during the team's three-game winning streak and will need to continue that if he wants to help the Warriors edge the Raptors.

Stephen Curry celebrates the Golden State Warriors' NBA championship win in June. "My dad and I visited the Under Armour website and were disappointed to see that there were no Curry 5's for sale under the girl's section".

On Thursday, Curry tweeted his handwritten response to Riley, pledging to have smaller sizes of his shoe appropriately listed in the girls' section.

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And people say the art of letter writing is dead. He told Riley to plan on being in Oakland that night.

He also invited her to join him at a special ceremony on International Women's Day on March 9th.

Stephen Curry in action.

He and his wife, Ayesha, have two young daughters, and in August he wrote an essay for the Players' Tribune about how personal the issue of women's equality has become for him.

Sneakers are just sneakers, but it's clear that Curry knows that the change Riley inspired - just because she asked for it - is a step in the right direction.

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