11/14/2013 02:05 pm ET

Car Mechanic Dreams Up A Tool To Ease Births

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The idea came to Jorge Odón as he slept. Somehow, he said, his unconscious made the leap from a YouTube video he had just seen on extracting a lost cork from a wine bottle to the realization that the same parlor trick could save a baby stuck in the birth canal.

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