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Hero Mom: Woman jumps out of burning building to save son

(CBS NEWS) HAVERHILL, Mass. - Lying in her hospital bed, Christina Simoes knows she may never walk again, but she says she's thankful she and her toddler son are alive after she jumped from a burning building with him in her arms.

When fire broke out Wednesday in their apartment complex, Simoes, 23, realized there was only one way to save her 18-month-old son, Cameron.

"I grabbed my son and I held him as tight as I could to my chest and I gave him a kiss and a hug, and I told him I loved him and I jumped out the window," Simoes told CBS Boston Sunday from her hospital bed.

"I didn't think about it. All I was thinking about was getting him out of there. He mattered way more than I did," she said.

Read the full article here: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/hero-mom-he-mattered-way-more-than-i-did/

 

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