This is not so much a story about a hero, although the family is indebted to the six- year-old for hailing an ambulance when his mother collapsed from a heart attack; and all the emergency dispatchers are raving of the boy’s brilliance in time of crisis. This is an illustration that teaches the importance of calmly relating the procedure (of dialing 911) to your children, so they can perform it properly when the time comes. I loved reading about the competence of this boy, and imagining the same about his mother, who taught him well … story from the Chicago Sun Times

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