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03/29/2013 09:58 am ET

86-Year-Old Music Teacher A Hit Among Jailed N.C. Youths

Prisons are notoriously difficult places to work in for obvious reasons. But one prison in North Carolina has an employee who is indispensable: a grandmother.

Millicent Gordon is not a guard or doctor -- she's a music teacher. And she not only brings her warmth to the state's only youth prison, but her popular butterscotch candies, too.

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