Taylor and her mother Charlie

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Charlie Gill was four months into a very high-risk pregnancy when she began bleeding internally and collapsed on the living room floor. She was home alone with her two young daughters. Her oldest, 5-year-old Taylor, knew her mother was in serious trouble. Taylor picked up the phone and called 911, telling the dispatcher that her mother was "in the living room lying down on the floor," and that "her baby is a boy so…it's been trying to get out."

Taylor's 24-year-old mother was passed out and bleeding to death. But thanks to Taylor's call to 911, medics were soon at the door.

Doctors say that Taylor was a true hero—her mother's internal bleeding put her in critical condition. If Taylor hadn't called 911 when she did, her mother may have lost her life and the life of her unborn baby boy.
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FROM: The Two-Headed Baby Miracle
Published on May 19, 2005

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