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ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The story of St. Louis’ most famous 20th-century candy company will be told beginning next month. A new book called Candy Men tells the story of Switzer Licorice.

FOX 2’s John Pertzborn talks with the author, and the voice of Channel 9, Patrick Murphy. He also just so happens to be the great-grandson of one of the company’s Irish immigrant founders.