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-- your son was a very normal -- was a happy well adjusted -- he was popular in school he grew up as a Christian a Baptist.
What -- the first signs that something was going on with your son.
That just didn't match with his.
His growing up.
First thing I noticed.
Carlos took the -- -- off the wall of Dr.
Martin Luther King Jr.
He said tests that his newfound religion.
Didn't know allow him to have image of any -- that he could worship.
-- very disturbed about that and and we told -- that's pick it up to wall anymore.
In the next thing was he had a doll.
Always had a doll lovers -- He turned a dog -- -- -- -- To defend on his own and Nashville.
And -- just anyways -- because he said it scanned his religion.
Stopped adults was something that eagle.
And those two things.
And we started in concern.
He went to a college in Nashville Tennessee that you thought was going to be just fine and he started going to the Islamic center and it was known as a very moderate.
You know but local politicians.
Regularly had events with the people from that from that mosque so.
Was it -- shock to -- that.
This was the beginning point of what became radicalization and in your son.
Well what we didn't know a lot about Islam and I think -- best thing I try to say to the American people all over when I'm -- it.
That American -- and learn more about what Islami us what Islam is not.
And we didn't know much if anything about Islam.
When he became involvement religion we cinema school -- Nash feel.
To get -- education.
-- education to learn and to be good to Aaron good educate good money and after prince's school he ended up from.
Going to Nash -- to seek his -- To a nightmare and -- and that training camp.
He went to Yemen to teach English supposedly -- it was there that he really was indoctrinated.
It very intently.
Guy and this is on purposely to people and Nashville.
The -- that he attended.
Picked him out base seek him out they brainwashed and they manipulating him.
And they relaxing out and they and they abused it he was he was a victim of of a crime before he committed crime and he -- -- -- cite your son was in the army four months five days when he was killed.
Does he get to you that your own government.
Has failed to acknowledge that he was the victim.
Not just -- some random shooting but the deliberate murder because he was in the military.
Yes it gets to -- pressured point seven years simmering core I took an oath -- -- statutory oath to defend the constitution against all enemies foreign domestic.
We've had fifty instances of terrorism where people have failed were thwarted.
Or were arrested before they thought about going over.
An indication of -- -- McCain.
These previous things -- -- or whatever.
They were arrested for what do -- -- Mohammed was successful act.
That he was not just he just didn't come back from Yemen he was deported from Yemen at the request of the US government.
-- and they didn't follow up on it.
When we come back I'm gonna ask -- and Darius.
About their efforts to put an end to homegrown terrorism and to get the truth out.
About the fact that this is not just some random crime that this was done.
As a specific act of terrorism yet our own federal government will not even acknowledge it.
My -- kept silent for over two years we will not be silent again we are speaking not out of hate.
But because our country needs to hear the truth.
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