Three days ago, on Tuesday, August 20, their paths crossed in the worst possible circumstances — a man armed with an assault rifle was in Antoinette Tuff's school, and she called police. Antoinette Tuff sat down with CNN's Anderson Cooper Thursday, August 22, to recount that day's events.
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Tuff remained calm and confident on a 911 call as she faced a school gunman
An Atlanta-area elementary school bookkeeper is being praised for a heroic 911 call she made Tuesday after coming face-to-face with a gunman at her school.