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Default Article: Prisoners take pride in their toys

For the third year in a row inmates at the Goose Creek Correctional Center are helping Santa by crafting homemade toys.

It's a year-round activity that wraps up Wednesday when volunteers from the Mat-Su Special Santa Program come to collect the toys.

The Alaska Department of Corrections has worked with the non-profit for more than 20 years.

Goose Creek is the most recent institution to take on the toy making role. Inmates volunteer to be part of the program and many make elaborate creations from donated wood like rocking horses and model planes.

Read More Here and Watch the Video: http://www.ktva.com/story/37002041/p...-in-their-toys
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