New Orleans novelist Gideon Hodge made national news last week when he opted to run back into his burning home to rescue a laptop. 

The reason: His book was on there, and he hadn't backed it up. 

Hodge, 35, managed to rescue the undamaged laptop and exit the building unscathed. In an interview with Inside Edition (below), he said he 'wouldn't change a thing.' 

Nothing, that is, except he'll now start backing up his work on an external hard drive. 


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