6-Year-Old Godley Girl Being Honored For Saving Mom With 911 Call

GODLEY (CBSDFW.COM) – It’s not easy to remain calm and dial 9-1-1 when you someone you love is in the midst of a medical emergency. But Taylor Martin of Godley Is being hailed as a hero for doing just that. Because she’s only six.

“I’m very proud of her. She’s very brave,” her mother said.

Little Taylor Martin of Godley knows a lot of things like the trampoline and how to count big numbers.

Her eight-year-old brother, Brayson, quizzed her while both of them were jumping on their trampoline out front.

“What’s a hundred plus a hundred?” Brayson asked.

“200!” Taylor shouted back.

Tuesday, she knew three little numbers that saved her mothers life:  “9-1-1,” Taylor said.

She called 9-1-1 when her mother had a seizure.  “I telled them my momma passed out,” Taylor said.

Taylor’s mother, Liz Miles, said, “Basically, I remember I was breaking up a banana feeding the baby. I blacked out after that. I don’t really know anything.”

“I pushed onto her head but she never did wake up,” Taylor said.

Taylor is only six. Her baby brother 15-months old. They were the only other people in the house at the time.

“It’s just emotional for me to know that happened and I left them alone, you know,” Liz Miles said.

Taylor just started kindergarten this year.  9-1-1 is a lesson she learned from her mom.

“She told us a long time ago and I still remember it,” Taylor said.

“You tell you your kids these things and you expect them to know it but you never really know they’re going to know it until it happens,” her mother said.

Because, after all, they are still children.

Taylor’s mother asks one more time, “What are you going to do if it happens again?”

Taylor responds, “Call 9-1-1.”

In recognition for her heroism, Taylor has been nominated for the National Youth Hero Award.

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  • YRofTexas

    Back when there was the TV program “Emergency 911”, I keenly remember an episode when a 2 yr old boy was sitting and watching TV. His mom fell to her knees, and she was chocking on some food, and passed out. Her son went to the bathroom, where there was a phone and called 9-1-1. He was able to convey enough information that the authorities understood and she was saved. That told me that if the child can even say a few words, and they know those 3 numbers, that there is a good chance they can help in an emergency!
    Kudos to this family! Great parenting!!!

    • Elizabeth Miles

      Thank you very much! I am Liz Miles. Taylor’s mother. I am also amazed at how fast she responded and how calm she stayed. My family said that she didn’t even cry until she seen me been taken away in the ambulance. She didn’t want to let her little brother out of her sight. My sister said that she was very attached to him after all of that. Thank you for the kudos!!

      Liz Miles

  • amanda

    two kids shouldn’t jump on a trampoline together. good way to get an injury, maybe knock a tooth out.

    • John Adams

      They’ll grow new teeth.

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  • John Adama

    What is so amazing about a six-year-old calling 9-1-1? The problem is that too many Americans think that six-year-olds are idiots.

  • C and C

    I think the child is a hero. GOD Bless her, the mother and the rest of the family

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