"I was just another black face in the streets."
"It was the first time I met openly gay people."
"It started around my eyes and it literally grew out like a mask."
"He wasn't the biggest guy, but people reacted to him like he was giant."
"I felt like I was on pause my whole childhood."
"We have solved a lot of cases going through trash."
"I was working for the state of Colorado..."
"They would allow potential parents to check you out like a library book."
"The pilot told us over the PA, 'It's going to be the roughest landing you've ever experienced.'"