'Amazing' 4-year-old calmly dials 911 to get mom help

Mother suffers from lupus and fell to the floor in a bout of pain

By Denise Crosby
Chicago Sun-Times

CHICAGO — Jill Schmidt, an emergency dispatcher who has worked at the Aurora Police Department for 24 years, said she had "never seen anything like it."

She took a 911 call Sunday afternoon and heard a youngster calmly say: "My mom needs help."

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