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Former Classmate Feared Loughner

By on 1.9.11 | 5:01PM

A series of emails from a classmate of Jared Loughner, obtained by the Washington Post, adds to the portrait of the accused shooter being a seriously disturbed individual.

This one is particularly eerie:

"We have a mentally unstable person in the class that scares the living crap out of me. He is one of those whose picture you see on the news, after he has come into class with an automatic weapon. Everyone interviewed would say, Yeah, he was in my math class and he was really weird. I sit by the door with my purse handy. If you see it on the news one night, know that I got out fast..."

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