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95-year-old LDS piano teacher still finds lessons to learn

The most important aspect of Edith Reed’s success in teaching is the love she shows each student, a love that is reciprocal and tangible from the moment the students walk in the door.

“This is my dear Ruby,” she said during an interview with Church News, putting her arm around the young brunette piano student who had just arrived for her weekly lesson.

Ruby, she explained, is one of the children of the Waterloo Ward to whom the 95-year-old piano teacher offers free lessons. Relatives and members of the Waterloo Ward in the Salt Lake Wells Stake get free lessons from Sister Reed, quite the bargain considering her background and continuing education in music.

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