by: Jovita Moore Updated:
ATLANTA - Stunning revelations Monday from the school bookkeeper who talked an alleged gunman into surrendering after he opened fire at a school in DeKalb County.
In a one-on-one interview with Channel 2’s Jovita Moore, she opened up about deeply personal issues, including why she tried to take her own life.
People have called Tuff a hero and now she's travelling around the country talking about how she stopped t
“How do you explain how you were able to control that situation?” Moore asked Tuff.
“Well, really I didn’t know
In the book, Tuff shares details about her personal life, including a painful divorce and how it led her to want to take her life.
“When Terry left, I thought that was the end for me, and so all I knew was, ‘OK, now this is the end, let me take it to the end,’ but God knew that the end was not for me, but it was actually the beginning,” Tuff said.
Tuff told Moore that just before the gunman entered the school, she received a devastating phone call from the bank.
“The call that I got
“You've written a book pretty much based on the faith that you have in God, talk about how that gets you through life and especially that day that Michael Hill walked into the school,” Moore
“That’s all I know. I mean, I don’t know how to live without God, I don’t know how to breathe without him, that’s all I know because when that AK-47 was in my face, it wasn't nobody there but God,” Tuff said.