"It was the first time I met openly gay people."
"We love—that's how we roll."
"He was an important guy, but this is the thing he's known for."
"I was just another black face in the streets."
"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.'"