"It's definitely forced us to grow up faster than we would have otherwise."
"I'm very proud that he was my son."
"It was a really wonderful, amazing world that came crashing down."
"I remember wishing I would wake up a boy."
"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'm curious how I could have reached out to you better?"
"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?"
"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..."
"I just needed a little bit of help..."
"Every brain is a little bit different..."
"When I was 10, I told my parents I was going to marry a man."
"A lo mejor me case con una persona que viene con milagros."
"By the time I was in the second grade, everyone was calling me Raymond."
"I can't even begin to tell you the misery of rain."
"I never particularly liked you."
"My brother came home wearing an afro."
"My aunt started telling us that my Mom had this disease..."
"She absolutely knocked me out..."
"I have pictures of our last Thanksgiving..."
"Recess came and the boys had a football..."