5-year-old saves mother’s life calling 911

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Aurora, CO –   Parents know it’s special, when their child does the right thing.  But five year old Aydhun Byars gets superhero status after calling 911 to save his mother’s life.

When Aydhun found his diabetic mom unresponsive, he told the 911 operator, “I don’t know what mom is doing but I need some help.”

He said, “She’s sleeping and she opens her eyes and she never answers me.”

Even in an emergency, that would scare any adult, but Aydhun was as calm as could be on the phone.

And when he listened to the recording of the call for the first time, with his mom.

He even shushes her so he can listen to himself.

“I was a little scared,” Aydhun admits.

His mother Tarah Gunderlock says, “He did it at the perfect time because if he would have waited I could have had seizures, really scary for him.”

And what you may have noticed is that Aydhun is extra special. Dialing doesn’t come that easily for him.

“He has Athroscois clubbed hands and feet. 26- 32 they’re small. He can’t grip or throw things.”

Aydhun has had multiple surgeries in his five years. And has had to learn to do a lot of things a little differently.

Getting help for his mom… no cape required. Tarah says, “He’s my little superhero and he makes me really really happy. I told him you used your superpower and he told me my superpower is love.”