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DeKalb Co. honors McNair bookkeeper, first responders

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DeKalb County commissioners recognized bookkeeper Antoinette Tuff, as well as all of the police and fire crews who rushed to the scene at McNair Discovery and Learning Academy. DeKalb County commissioners recognized bookkeeper Antoinette Tuff, as well as all of the police and fire crews who rushed to the scene at McNair Discovery and Learning Academy.

First responders and educators were honored Tuesday for their role in preventing a tragedy at a Decatur school last week.  

DeKalb County commissioners recognized bookkeeper Antoinette Tuff, as well as all of the police and fire crews who rushed to the scene at McNair Discovery and Learning Academy.  

Authorities credit Tuff with talking accused gunman Michael Brandon Hill into surrendering his weapon.  Tuff says people should continue to remember all schools in their prayers.  

Commissioner Sharon Sutton said what a lot of people are thinking: That everyone needs an Antoinette Tuff on their team.

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