'Morning Edition' Returns: Hot Potato

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A humanitarian group in Toronto says it's found a way to help the homeless survive in below-zero weather: Give them a potato. The group is giving each homeless person a freshly boiled potato stuffed into a sock. The hot spud can keep a sleeping bag warm for five hours, or keep pants warm for three hours. Once it finally cools off, the homeless can eat the potato, and wear the sock.



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