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Defensive End Scores Big As He Disarms Girl On School Bus

Sept. 3) — A high school football player is being hailed as a hero off the field for disarming a girl who brought a gun on a Mississippi school bus.

On the way to Yazoo County High School on Tuesday, a girl pulled out a loaded gun and walked up and down the bus aisle, among 22 kids on board whose ages ranged from 5 to 18, authorities said. The 14-year-old girl ordered the bus driver to pull over and the driver did, they said.

Kaleb Eulls, 18, opened the emergency back door so the other kids could escape. He tried to distract the gun-toting student and then started negotiating with her, he told NBC’s NBC’s ‘Today’ show Thursday.

When the girl looked away for a split-second, his football instincts kicked in and he tackled her. The gun fell to the ground.

“Even though he was raised right, what put him in the thought to go above and beyond like that, I don’t know,” Yazoo County Sheriff, Tommy Vaughan told The Clarion-Ledger newspaper.

The Yazoo County district attorney told the newspaper that the girl could be tried as an adult. She is not being identified because she is a juvenile. During the incident, she reportedly complained that she had been bullied at school, but officials said she had never approached teachers about any mistreatment.

Eulls, a 6-foot-4, 255-pound senior quarterback and defensive end, is already known throughout Mississippi as one of the state’s top 12 high school football players. He’s got a spot with Mississippi State in the fall. One local writer, who covers state football, told the newspaper that other prospects can’t wait to meet Eulls. “I had one kid tell me, ‘If he will do that for his classmates, no telling what he will do for his teammates,’ ” Logan Lowery said.

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    Jamie Foxx PCP Revelation

    Jamie Foxx recently revealed that he accidentally ingested PCP in college, and has suffered flashbacks from the incident ever since. Foxx was studying music at the United States International University in San Diego, at the time, when a fellow student slipped the dangerous hallucinogen into his drink as a prank.

    “I was drinking whiskey and it didn’t taste funny, so I had no idea. It took about 15 minutes and I knew something was wrong. I said to my roommate, ‘Something is going on, and I don’t know what it is, but I’m going to ride it out,’” the actor/singer/comedian explained in a recent interview with the UK Daily Mail.

    A friend rushed the near-comatose Foxx to the hospital immediately. Foxx recalls the friend’s care, “[he] stayed at the hospital with me. Then he took me back to the dorm and I was afraid of the dark and he would talk to me every night and calm me down and say stuff like, ‘You’re OK, the demons aren’t real.’ He saved my life.”

    Though it’s been over 20 years since the incident, the Academy Award winner claims he still suffers flashbacks. “It felt like all of my fears were coming true and I was going crazy. I read up on PCP after it happened. It leaves a fingerprint and you can’t get it out of your system. It happened to me when I was 18 and I had 11 months of harsh flashbacks, and then when I was 26 I had a flashback just like that [snaps his fingers] – and another one when I was 32, and that was the last one, but I always worry about it coming back.”

    Phencyclidine, a complex clip of the chemical name phenylcyclohexylpiperidine or PCP is known by a variety of street names such as love boat, lovely, wet, leak, angel dust or just dust. The drug which is used as an animal tranquilizer and embalming fluid is a dangerous drug, which has been linked to several brutal murders (including rapper Antron “Big Lurch” Singleton, who killed a woman and ate her lungs while under the influence of the drug), and suicides, due to its dis-associative, hallucinogenic properties.

    PCP was first tested after World War II as a surgical anesthetic Because of its adverse side-effects such as hallucination mania, delirium and disorientation, it was shelved until the 1950s. In 1963, it was patented by Parke-Davis and named Sernyl (referring to serenity), but was withdrawn from the market two years later because of side-effects. It was renamed Sernylan in 1967, and marketed as a veterinary
    Veterinary medicine anesthetic, but again discontinued. Its side-effects and long half-life
    Biological half-life (time the drug remains) in the human body made it unsuitable for medical applications. The long half life accounts for the flashbacks Jamie Foxx continued to experience.

    “How did it make me feel?” Foxx continued, “Like living in your worst nightmares. You’re afraid of the dark, afraid of things you see on the television, you feel that things are coming at you. I felt paranoid, and paranoia is craziness. It’s not good.”

    Look out for Jamie Foxx and Martin Lawrence, revisiting ‘In Living Color’ characters Sheneneh and Wanda in ‘Skank Robbers,’ coming soon. And kids, don’t put drugs in your friends’ drinks.

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