Hero teen who saved neighbor may be homeless - CBS46 News

Hero teen who saved neighbor may be homeless

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A Douglasville teenager who recently saved his neighbors life during a medical emergency is losing the home he lives in with his mom.

Camron Taylor was on his way to school when he told the bus driver he saw a woman unconscious on her front porch. The driver didn't believe Taylor and told him to sit back down, but he insisted the driver turn around.

"She told me I would get written up for standing," Taylor said. "I said, 'I don't care if you have to, please turn around.'"

Taylor ran over and took his neighbor Jennifer Tincher's pulse. Tincher said she was suffering from a grand mal seizure.

"I was bleeding and foaming from the mouth," Tincher said. "If it wasn't for him, honestly I would have lost my life that day."

Taylor's mother, Arnetta Kemp-Taylor, said that she can't go to a homeless shelter in Douglas County because they don't allow boys over 13 years old.

She began to cry just thinking about not being able to have a home for her son.

Kemp-Taylor said her appendix ruptured a year ago and she has been unable to work. She has been living with friends since she was foreclosed on during that time.

"Now the friends we are staying with are being foreclosed on," Kemp-Taylor said. "It is just been hard. I can't believe this kid is saving someone's life and he might be homeless real soon."

Kemp-Taylor said she raised her son to do the ring thing and hopes someone watching will be able to help.

Taylor will start his freshman year of high school this fall, but doesn't know what school district he will be in depending on where they end up. For now, he is grateful he saved his neighbor and believes God will help them through this tough time.

"It felt amazing to know I saved another human beings life," Taylor said.

The family did not contact CBS46 News for help. Another neighbor told us about the story and we were able to get in touch with the family. They asked if anyone could help them find a good homeless shelter or anything else to email them at akartistatwork@gmail.com.

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