St. Charles Girl Meets Dispatcher After 911 Call Saves Dad’s Life

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We first introduced you to a 7-year old who saved her dad's life Tuesday night. On Wednesday, both ends of the call came face-to-face for the first time.

The most important conversation between 7-year-old Abbie Raga and emergency dispatcher Vicki Schramm took place over a 9-1-1 phone call on December 27th. Without it, their face-to-face conversation might have never happened.

Abbie Raga brought flowers for the woman that answered her 9-1-1 call that potentially saved her father's life.

Tom Raga, the man who was having difficulty breathing, also wanted to thank Vicki in person for teaming up with his daughter to get him the quickest help possible.

Vicki had a special message that she was excited to deliver to the 7 year old who showed the composure of an adult during a time when some others tend to panic.

"She was so impressive. She was just very impressive and talking to her tonight, I told her that. I said, 'You know Abbie, you need to tell your friends to know your address, because you just never know when you're going to have to pick up the phone and call 9-1-1,'" said Vickie.

Abbie received a certificate of bravery from the city of St. Charles, an honor everyone involved says is well deserved.

Raga is recovering nicely.

The city of St. Charles gave Abbie a certificate to Build-A-Bear and a St. Charles Ambulance District t-shirt for whichever bear she chooses.

They also gave her 5-year-old brother Andrew a toy ambulance with sirens that lights up.

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