9-year-old St. Michael girl saves a life

One of the guests at Sydney Gifford’s 10th birthday party was Terri Hanson, the 911 dispatcher who guided Sydney after her mother collapsed. Here, the two collaborated on a different task: cutting cake.

[Star Tribune, January 12, 2010] Mom was lying unconscious in the closet, stiff and suffering a seizure. The baby was asleep in his crib, and two more little kids were playing upstairs. Nine-year-old Sydney Gifford, of St. Michael, made a split decision: Call 911.

Posted on January 13, 2010 in Allina Health EMSnewspapersStar Tribune

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