5-year-old girl saves mom from drowning in pool

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One Texas mom is now calling her daughter her tiny hero.

One mother in Texas has her young daughter to thank for saving her life.

Tracy Anderwald is calling her 5-year-old daughter, Allison, a "tiny hero" after the little girl rescued her from drowning in a relative's swimming pool.

The rescue was captured on home surveillance video where you can see Tracy face down in the pool after suffering a seizure.

She says she's still not sure why she had a seizure and lost consciousness.

Tracy was under water for five minutes when little Allison came to the rescue - flipping her over, getting her head above water and and dragging her to the shallow end before going to get her aunt for help.

"Hands down she saved my life. It could have turned out a lot worse that what it was," said Tracy.

Mom is doing great, but doctors say had she been under water even a minute longer, she wouldn't have made it.

Tracy wants everyone to know that she taught Allison to swim at 2 years old and she says that's where she learned these skills that saved her life.
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