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Old 22-04-2014, 03:07 AM   #537
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Charles Joseph Whitman (June 24, 1941 – August 1, 1966) was an American engineering student and former U.S. Marine, who killed 16 people including wife (23) and wounded 32 others in a mass shooting rampage in and around the Tower of the University of Texas in Austin on the afternoon of August 1, 1966..3 people were shot and killed inside the university's tower and 11 others were murdered after Whitman fired at random from the 28th-floor observation deck of the Main Building. Whitman was shot and killed by Austin police officer Houston McCoy..On August 2, an autopsy was conducted upon the body of Charles Whitman by a Dr. Chenar at the Cook Funeral Home in Austin, Texas. The autopsy, which had been requested by Whitman himself in his suicide notes, was approved by his father.. Dr. Chenar discovered a tumor which he labeled as an Astrocytoma, which he noted as being approximately the size of a pecan.. Further in his report, he describes the tumor as having a small amount of necrosis, and concluded that the tumor had no effect..Following a 3-hour hearing on August 5,the Commission said that the findings of Dr. Chenar's initial autopsy conducted on August 2 had been in error; that the glioblastoma tumor conceivably could have had an influence on Whitman's actions..Hook 'em Horns is the slogan and hand signal of the University of Texas at Austin. Students and alumni of the university employ a greeting consisting of the phrase "Hook 'em" or "Hook 'em Horns" and also use the phrase as a parting good-bye or as the closing line in a letter or story...

At the age of 16, Whitman underwent a routine appendectomy and was hospitalized following a motorcycle accident.. In February 1958, Whitman was hospitalized for surgery to remove a blood clot which had formed around his left testicle.. Whitman missed a total of 16 schooling days..Whitman left home on July 6, having been assigned an 18-month tour of duty with the Marines at Guantanamo Bay. His father still did not know he had enlisted..In February 1962, Whitman met Kathleen , a teaching student 2 years his junior. Leissner was Whitman's first serious girlfriend. The couple courted for 5 months before announcing their engagement on July 19..August 17, 1962, Whitman and Leissner married in a Catholic ceremony held in Leissner's hometown of Needville, Texas..The couple chose the 22nd wedding anniversary of Whitman's parents as the date for their wedding..Whitman apparently resented the fact that his college studies had ended. He was automatically promoted to the rank of Lance Corporal.. On 1 occasion during his service at Camp Lejeune, Whitman and two other Marines were involved in an accident in which their Jeep rolled over an embankment..The day before the shootings, Whitman bought a pair of binoculars and a knife from a hardware store, and Spam from a 7-Eleven convenience store.. He picked up his wife from her summer job as a telephone operator, before meeting his mother for lunch at the Wyatt Cafeteria, located close to the university..The shootings subsequently helped cause other departments across America to form SWAT teams. The Los Angeles Police Department's SWAT team, formed just after the Whitman incident, in turn inspired many other departments to form similar groups after its usage against the Black Panthers in 1969 and the Symbionese Liberation Army in 1973...

In Haitian Vodou and related African diaspora traditions, one way that those who participate or practice can have a spiritual experience is by being possessed by the Loa (or lwa). When the loa descends upon a practitioner, the practitioner's body is being used by the spirit, according to the tradition...The 28th Spirit in Order, as Solomon bound them, is named Berith. He is a Mighty, Great, and Terrible Duke. He hath 2 other Names given unto him by men of later times, BEALE, or BEAL, and BOFRY or BOLFRY. He appeareth in the Form of a Soldier with Red Clothing, riding upon a Red Horse, and having a Crown of Gold upon his head.. He giveth true answers, Past, Present, and to Come.. Thou must make use of a Ring in calling him forth, as is before spoken of regarding Beleth..He can turn all metals into Gold. He can give Dignities, and can confirm them unto Man. He speaketh with a very clear and subtle Voice..The average human menstrual cycle is 28 days..Revolution time of the surface of the Sun is 28 days while its core revolves in 33 days..In Jewish tradition there is a 28 year solar cycle in which the sun returns to its place in Creation every 28 solar years...'s impossible for words to describe what is necessary to those who do not know what horror means..and you must make a friend of horror..Horror and moral terror are your friends.And then I I was I was shot with a diamond..a diamond bullet right through my forehead..And I thought, my God..the genius of that!..

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