How to make an emergency cell phone charger in the wake of Irma outages

(Photo, MGN Online) 

So many people in Florida and other areas in the south still have no power following the devastation caused by Irma. So what should you do if you find yourself needing to make a phone call and your phone is dead?

Here is a quick hack explained by ABC7 Meteorologist Veronica Johnson. Here is what you need to make your own emergency cell phone charger:

-Cell phone charging cord

-Cell phone car charger

-Spring from an ink pen

-9 volt battery

Watch the video above to see how to assemble the charger.

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