"The beatings? Humiliations? I remember them every day."
"His hands were those of someone who worked since the age of six."
"She looked at me and she said, "Not my son.""
"It is difficult to watch anyone let go of hope, but when it's your son, it's excruciating."
"I was absolutely sure that I had killed you."
"You told me to keep pushing through and we got into an argument."
"I just got on that rail and turned around..."
"When I first saw him, I turned him down."
"You can hear the shopping cart coming down the sidewalk."
"If we left, they wouldn't have nobody."
"He never really spoke too much; but his love for my grandmother was amazing."
"I'm curious how I could have reached out to you better?"
"People thought I was such a good friend."
"It's definitely forced us to grow up faster than we would have otherwise."
"I'm very proud that he was my son."
"Me dijiste, 'Tenemos que ir a ver si encontramos algo, a ver por lo menos una foto.'"
"Everybody thought I couldn't get pregnant..."
"Ever since I was 10, I knew that I needed to be a dad."
"Did you ever give up hope?"
"When I asked him what I owed him, he said, 'You just pass it on.' "
"The disconnect is huge."
"What do you feel you've learned from cancer?"
"My mom was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's."
"I don't think I ever felt more beautiful than I did that day..."
"He dropped me off in the middle of the night with a $5 bill."
"I remember going through family albums looking for my face in old photographs..."
"One of the big mistakes you can make is to not believe yourself."
"My day starts at about four o'clock..."
"I should have died at age 19."
"The last picture she saw was one of me."
"When I came in 1966, nobody knew about who a Sikh was."
"I worked harder than I have ever thought of working."
"My mind is so damaged."
"We were prepared for people to be unhappy, but we couldn't believe our eyes."
"Nos dijo, 'Quiero que caminen sin zapatos porque los perros son muy buenos en detectar las pisadas'."
"What was it like becoming a parent to my sister and I overnight?"
"You said that you were in the wrong body, that you should be a man."
"I've never seen you turn anybody away."
"I am happier now without my voice than I've ever been with my voice."
"I felt like you were this little angel on my shoulder wherever I was going."
"I've lived with this for so long."
"Mother told me we would be spending the summer in the South."
"I had a position at a senior citizen facility..."
"How do you think you've changed?"
"It was a really wonderful, amazing world that came crashing down."
"I asked my mother, 'Why does everybody treat Mr. Walsh that way?'"
"I can remember things that occur in my heart much better than things that occur in my head."
"They'd come in limping and they would literally leave walking."
"They called it slums but it was never a slum to me."
"I never have found another neighborhood like that one."
"I just thought I was going to go to a gym and get in the ring and fight."
"I remember being in court every day..."
"People will make fun of her in school..."
"They had one or two cans of this cranberry stuff..."
"Some call us the Guardians of the Gate."
"He was a human being; I knew we had that much in common."
"I don't think you knew how scared I was..."
"Everything about you I think I know..."