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.