BANKS, Ore. - An 11-year-old girl was presented with an award for her efforts to save her mom’s life while she suffered a medical emergency.
Two weeks ago, Felicia Hansel had a seizure at her home in Banks, Oregon."The last thing I remember was walking into the kitchen," Hansel said.
Her daughter, 11-year-old Nevaeh Jimenez, was outside playing with a friend when she ran inside to grab her phone charger. "I saw my mom on the ground, and I just, like, asked her, ‘Why are you on the ground?’ And she said, ‘I don’t know,’" Jimenez recalled. "And after she said ‘I don’t know,’ she got really scared and told me to call 911.""I am grateful for my kids," Felicia Hansel said.
Jimenez used her mom’s thumb to unlock her mom’s cell phone and call 911. RELATED: Single woman throws wedding-gown party with mom who has cancer: Incredible gift of love"I would like to say I was surprised by that, but not really," Hansel said. "She is incredibly intelligent, kind, and she has a big heart.