Hailed a “Tiny Hero,” This Pint-Sized Swimmer Saved Her Mom From DrowningThe Breast Cancer Site
A 5-year-old from Texas demonstrated extraordinary bravery and presence of mind when she saved her mother from drowning in their backyard pool. Tracy, the child's mother, was swimming in the pool when she suffered a seizure and started to drown. Upon seeing this, Allison dove into the pool and dragged her to the shallow end. Then she alerted her aunt and sisters, who pulled Tracy out of the water. While she is shy and reluctant to talk about her heroics, Allison didn’t show a moment’s hesitation when the situation called for it.