One of two teenage boys who had gotten on behind her then asked in a loud voice whether anyone wanted to buy candy.
Like a child asking a parent for change to buy candy, the company looked to the state for help.
A boy around the age of 8 took money from his father to buy candy at a market across the street.
"They came in to buy candy and soda, then went back to the house," he said.
It makes people happy and they want to buy candy.
Some of the children were also out to buy candy or chewing gum.
Children who bought candy from the storyteller got the best seats in front of the stage.
They come around to the store after meetings, and buy candy.
"He loved the kids, and they were always in there buying potato chips or candy."
Two of them had tried to slip into a corner store to buy candy.