04/13/2012 11:42 am ET

Thomas Hale, Second-Grader Saves Mother's Life By Calling 911

Seven-year-old Thomas Hale saved his mother’s life when he called 911 and gave Mehlville firefighters the information they needed to deliver proper care.

For his actions, the Forder Elementary School student received a medal and plaque from the Mehlville Fire Protection District at Wednesday’s board meeting.

Thomas was at home on a day off school March 16 when his mother started having a seizure.

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