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Life saved thanks to quick thinking daughter

by | Mar 9, 2016 | Education

By Nancy Whitney

Staff Writer

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A father’s life was saved last summer thanks to the quick thinking and calm demeanor of his daughter. Madison Conner, a student at Draper Intermediate.

Chris Conner, Madison’s dad, has type 1 diabetes. One day, he began having a seizure, and Madison quickly followed the steps her parents had taught her since she was young.

First, she quickly called 911 and then gave her father sugar to help him through the seizure. She told the 911 operator what was happening, their address and even what car was in the driveway.

“We have worked with her since she was a little girl on what to do in case her daddy has a seizure,” Merrill Conner, Madison’s mother, said. “And she did just that.”

For full story see The Wylie News at http://www.etypeservices.com/Wylie%20NewsID245/default.aspx

Madison Conner, shown center, was recognized at Draper Intermediate School last week for her life-saving efforts. Also pictured are Aaron Oleson, Captain Brandon Gibson, Jeff Pynes, Chief Brent Parker, Richard Hollien, Mayor Eric Hogue, Captain Casey Nash and Andrew Johnson.

Madison Conner, shown center, was recognized at Draper Intermediate School last week for her life-saving efforts. Also pictured are Aaron Oleson, Captain Brandon Gibson, Jeff Pynes, Chief Brent Parker, Richard Hollien, Mayor Eric Hogue, Captain Casey Nash and Andrew Johnson.

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