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In her five years as a telecommunicator in Florida, Christine Sebris answered more than 30,000 911 calls, but never had a call like Saturday. “It was around 5 am,” Sebris said. “I called a woman with uterine contractions during labor.” In the 911 phone recording, I hear Sebris talking first to the woman in labor and then to her roommate. “She says she’s bleeding,” she told her roommate. “Did her water break?” Sebris followed up when her roommate said her water wasn’t broken. “She says her contractions are back-to-back. Did she time them or do they feel that way?” Sebris gave birth to her daughter two years ago. So I understood the worries and fears I was hearing over the phone… 

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