Cocobutter Saves Day in Chocolate Crisis

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For all chocoholics who may have missed this bit of news over the weekend: A 21-year-old worker at a chocolate supply company in Wisconsin fell into a vat of chocolate. Darmin Garcia spent two hours in the 110 degree chocolate sauna while rescue workers tried to pull him out. Cocobutter came to the rescue by thinning out the fudge.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. For all you chocoholics out there who may have missed this bit of news over the weekend, a 21-year-old worker at a chocolate supply company in Wisconsin actually fell into a vat of chocolate. Darmin Garcia spent two hours in the 110 degree chocolate sauna while rescue workers tried to pull him out. Cocobutter came to the rescue by thinning out the fudge. He suffered very minor injuries. This is MORNING EDITION.

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