Stuck in recovery mode, don't want to restore!

While updating my iphone4s it stopped and is now frozen in recovery mode. I don't want to restore because i have some important stuff on my iphone and i havent backed it up in a while. How can i get out of recovery mode without restoring it? please help!!!

Once the Device is asking to be Restored with iTunes... it is too late to save anything...
To minimise loss... Connect to iTunes on the computer you Usually Sync with and Restore from the most recent Backup...
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1414
Restore from Backup
http://support.apple.com/kb/ht1766

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