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Letter: Neanderthal phone is fine, thanks

Your recent front page article highlighted the holdouts of the “dumb-phones” as an endangered species. These low-tech, latter-day dinosaurs, as opposed to the i-phone, can only be used to call and maybe text. I neither own, nor have owned, any kind of cellphone. What does that make me, a pre-Cambrian fossil?

As a professional still in the work force, I’m more than content with my Neanderthal land line. I’ve had voicemail for years, which is very helpful (leave me a message and I’ll call ya back). Recently, I’ll admit, I did make a major upgrade, with the help of GCI, and I now have caller ID, which is way cool and convenient. No plans to take it any further.

— William M. Cox

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