Nine-year-old hailed a hero after saving his mother's life

- A 9-year-old received several awards in Cobb County Monday after his quick thinking actions saved his mother's life.

"I was nervous and scared I was going to lose my mom," Connor Green said.

Back in February, Connor's mom Christie was struggling to breathe.

Christie had an asthma attack at her Cobb County home, so Connor immediately called 911.

On the other line was Cobb County 911 dispatcher Karnia Lake answering her first ever 911 call.

"It was my first week on the job and this was my first call," Karnia Lake said. "I am so thankful it turned out the way that it did."

For ten minutes, Lake and Connor worked together to keep Connor's mom alive until paramedics could arrive.

"To be nine years old and first off call 911...I don't know if I would have known to do that," Lake said. "Then to listen to me and follow instructions and not freak out. I'm amazed and so proud to be apart of this."

Monday Lake met Connor and his mom for the very first time.

"It's amazing because I wanted to put a face to the voice on the other line helping my son help me," Christie Green said.

Cobb County Fire and Emergency Services and The Boy Scouts of America honored Connor will several awards at Monday's ceremony.

A proud moment for Connor's mom who says she wouldn't be alive without Connor and Lake.

"They told me I only had a couple minutes to live," Christie Green said. "I am so thankful to get another second chance at life and I owe it to my son and the 911 dispatcher."

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