West Hempstead mom, Tameka Gabriel, credits son with saving her life

Tameka Gabriel believes an allergic reaction to aspirin

Tameka Gabriel believes an allergic reaction to aspirin created a severe asthma attack on Saturday. (July 21, 2014 5:50 PM)

A 7-year-old boy helped save his mother’s life over the weekend after she had a life-threatening asthma attack inside her West Hempstead home.

Tameka Gabriel believes an allergic reaction to aspirin created a severe asthma attack on Saturday.

Her quick-thinking son, Thomeek, called 911 and told dispatchers his mother could not breathe. The second-grader was also able to tell the dispatcher...

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