Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 10:21 PM EDT
The reigning Miss America is in Western North Carolina visiting with kids at a summer camp in Henderson County. Laura Kaeppeler spent Wednesday with young campers at Camp Bob in Kanuga. Each child attending the camp has a parent who is in prison. Kaeppeler's father spent time behind bars. She's using her miss america platform as a way to inspire and encourage the kids. About 70 campers got to meet with Miss America Wednesday.
Miss America Visits WNC Campers
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