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911 audio: Hero 7-year-old boy saves grandfather

The boy's grandfather started violently shaking and sweating; the boy found his cell phone and called 911

CBC News

CHILLILWACK, British Columbia — A brave seven-year-old boy from Chilliwack, B.C., is being called a hero after he made a 911 call on his grandfather's cell phone, saving the man's life.

Evan Raap and his grandfather were on their way to the bank on the morning of Oct. 27 when his grandfather pulled the vehicle over to the side of the road and began violently shaking and sweating.

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Patricia Shumate Patricia Shumate Sunday, November 04, 2012 11:47:54 AM I have found in my 32 years in EMS that children are so much better in a emergency than adults, they listen, do as you tell them, an never argue with you. Children are our future an this shows what great hands we are going to be in.

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