5-year-old girl rescues drowning mom

TAFT, Texas – A 5-year-old Taft, Texas girl is being credited with saving her mom's life.

Allison Anderwald was swimming with her mom Tracy, when something went horribly wrong.

Tracy suffered a seizure in the middle part of the pool, and started to drown.

Allison, who was sitting on the edge of the pool at the time, dove into the water, and started pulling her mom to the shallow end.

It took several tries, but Allison didn't give up.

Once she got her mom to the shallow end, she turned her over, pulled her head above water, then went inside for help.

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