RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.
Cell phones have saved lives, typically by allowing someone to call out for help. Now, doctors in Argentina have put cell phones to a new lifesaving use. It began with a blackout that plunged an operating room into darkness while surgeons were removing an appendix from a patient. So they rounded up all the cell phones in the waiting room and used them to light up the operating table while doctors completed the surgery.
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