- Associated Press - Saturday, May 9, 2015

HEMET, Calif. (AP) - A 6-year-old Southern California girl may have given her mother something extra-special this Mother’s Day weekend - her life.

The Riverside Press-Enterprise (https://bit.ly/1H6evHj ) says the Hemet girl call 911 Saturday morning to say her mother wasn’t responding.

Fire Capt. Bill Herder says the woman is diabetic had become unconscious because of a dangerously low blood sugar level.

Such events can be fatal unless treated.

Only the woman’s daughter was home. Herder says the girl remained calm and stayed on the line with a dispatcher until paramedics arrived.

The mother was treated at a hospital and released.

Herder says the girl “did the right thing and was very brave.”


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