Parents saved the day with a brilliant idea after the lights went out during a high school performance

The Northside Establishment varsity choir group of Davenport North High School was performing in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, when the stage lights went out. All seemed lost, at least until the parents sprung into action and saved the day.

Story and editing by Ben Nigh

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