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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (KSL) --A Utah soldier who says his iPhone helped save him from a suicide bomb wants to thank Apple, but he also wants a new phone.

Staff Sgt. Shaun Frank survived a blast from just feet away. Part of the reason is because his iPhone stopped some of the shrapnel from piercing his body.

"They did tell him when he got back to base that that iPhone probably saved his life," said Frank's sister, Alisha Lantz.

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