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American Student Arrested in Cairo Arrives in St. Louis"The first night was probably the scariest night of my life ever. I was not sure I was going to live," Derrik Sweeney said.
Father: Jefferson City Student Arrested in Egypt Called HomeKevin Sweeney says his son called this morning from the phone of a U.S. Embassy official and spoke "very briefly'' with his mother.
Jefferson City Teen Among Those Arrested in Egyptian ProtestsJoy Sweeney says her son was the peacemaker in the family while growing up, and she doesn't believe that Derrik threw firebombs at Egyptian security forces.