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Terry Sanford Praised

Posted January 31, 1998 6:00 a.m. EST

— Former U.S. Senator, North Carolina Governor and Duke President Terry Sanford received a special award Saturday night.

He and his wife Margaret Rose were recognized for their years of work on behalf of children.

They couldn't attend, but former WRAL-TV5 news anchor Charlie Gaddy was lavish with praise at a fundraiser for the Methodist Home for Children.

For the past few weeks, Sanford has been undergoing treatment for cancer.

The organization provides services to families. It hopes to develop a child-care center, and increase its substance abuse programs.