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Imagine living without your computer, cell phone, and all those fancy appliances you bought in the last year. Christina Wall doesn't have to imagine because that's how she's been living for the past month. Wall recently decided to live without technology invented after 1949. Weekend America guest host Tess Vigeland talks with Christina Wall about her experience living with pre-1950 technology, and about making the leap back to 2007.

Notes From Producer Marc Sanchez...

Technology is advancing at a rate so fast that it passes most of us up before we know what happened. It seems like there's always a newer cell phone, a faster computer, and a bigger TV coming out on the market. All this technology inspired Christina Wall to pull the plug. She decided that, for a month, she would live her life without any technological conveniences created after 1949. Today is her first step back into the 21st century, and we wanted to join her and see if she still knows how to use the remote.

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