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ActionScript 3.0 :: Movieclip Follows Movieclip. How To Release It?

I have a ball that I can move around with my arrow keys; fling it up down left right, bouncing off the edge of the stage etc with a simple 2D physics class.Now I have a second ball which I have its x and y position to equal the first balls x and y. So the entire time I'm moving the first ball with my arrow keys the second ball just locks to the center of the first balls x and y. I am trying to figure out (on a mouse event click) how to now release the second ball; tell it to no longer follow/lock onto the first balls x and y position. My physics class will thus allow the second ball to simply fall as a result of gravity. how I can tell the second ball to no longer follow the position of the first ball?

code: addEventListener(Event.ENTER_FRAME, moveBall);
stage.addEventListener(MouseEvent.CLICK, dropSecondBall);
function moveBall(evt:Event):void {[code]..

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