4-year-old hero's 911 call saves mom's life
Girl dials for help when mom collapses
- Duration 5:15
- Date Sep 30, 2012
Girl dials for help when mom collapses
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A quick thinking Illinois girls being praised for keeping her cool.
What her mom collapsed and couldn't speak.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Lou -- you can read well.
And you know Luke yeah yeah it's -- answering your own little my -- -- -- -- money can't help is on the way okay.
I don't think -- -- learned.
Four year old -- -- -- being hailed a hero for helping to save her mom's life she joins us now along with her mother Diana Jensen at a world police department 911 dispatcher Jill Schmitt good morning to all of you.
Good morning good morning.
-- let's review you suffer from lupus a disease lupus and sometimes you can have some debilitating symptoms so what happened a week ago in your home.
It caused the Libya to have to -- on 11.
I had not been feeling well or fat.
Had been running a fever on an -- for about a week.
Had been diagnosed as an infection a couple days before.
All the things that can contribute to.
Us lupus flair.
And had planned on spending the day on the couch watching the bears and -- When I went out to do something.
Whether these restroom -- get -- -- can't remember.
I just instantly went straight to the floor it was just.
A massive search of pain in my back.
-- the -- my -- in -- the back of my head.
And scary and so so what did Libya do at that moment.
First -- try to speak to her because I was just on my -- with my head and hands on those -- And she was the one who -- -- and said those are words.
And I kinda tried to get up again and the rest of we went to the floor I ended up with you know just my head on the floor.
And she talked to me hologram it's call grandma.
Let me bring in Libya because maybe she remembers had better what happened Libya if you can yeah probably does his exit -- I think about I don't think any of its.
-- -- Olivia -- how did you know what to do when your mom was hurt.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Yes and you knew that that was bad at.
And it as we understand it you had been practicing.
In case there is that ever an emergency Jill what do bring you when you were on the receiving end.
Of this phone call how do you know what a phone call comes in from a little kid.
If it's even serious.
Well that we have to very quickly trying to assess the situation as an emergency.
Or if it's a child practicing calling 911.
I -- determined very quickly what the emergency was.
Lou he already knew her address and phone -- -- that made it.
Very easy -- at least for some help.
That I had to determine whether or not it was a crime scene or domestic.
If there was another adult around.
In case emergency measures such -- -- here where he needed.
Well and so you instantly figured out that this one with serious Diana how did you train Libya to know.
How to call not not want to know what to say to know all the right things to do.
Well I I didn't train Aaron what to say it -- the home.
What it happened that -- I don't think I could have -- talker that type of composure.
That I that I heard later on.
But decision -- it -- to recognize numbers.
And -- -- with pictures which was about it you know it's just about three years old.
My ultimate purpose became worse after giving birth to her -- charities been diagnosed five years prior to that that.
I've been struggling for the past five years and it's just -- -- -- -- -- home and I decided.
I wish half this.
-- left and.
Well joining me here stickers on -- Your precaution obviously paid off Libya last question.
Do you feel like a hero today.
Well you are.
You are your four years old and you had great composure and you remember everything your mom told you to about the about the phone and where 911.
Was so let this be a lesson to all parents watching to just go over again with their kids at home.
A Diana Jensen -- Jensen Jill Schmitt thanks so much for coming in with your personal story great to hear it.