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South Dakota Inmate Elves Make Toys And Hats

December 24, 2013, 12:04 PM

South Dakota Inmate Elves Make Toys And Hats
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

South Dakota prison inmate Michael Sanders won't spend Christmas with his own five children in New Jersey this year.

But he says he finds satisfaction in making toys for other kids while serving a burglary sentence out of Meade County.

More than 1,700 wooden toys, puzzles, jewelry boxes and other gifts made at the prisons in Sioux Falls and Springfield were distributed to law enforcement agencies and charitable organizations that give them to underprivileged children.

Inmates also knitted more than 1,650 stocking caps and sewed nearly 600 pairs of fleece mittens for children and adults.

And more than 450 bicycles were refurbished for kids.

The scrap lumber, yarn and bicycles are all donated, and the inmates make the normal hourly wage for working behind bars, 25 cents an hour.

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