"It was like driving an automobile at a hundred miles an hour and running into a stone wall."
"We saw, on the side of the road, a guy with a prosthetic leg."
"I've been the grandson of the postmaster, the nephew of the postmaster, the son of the postmaster, and the husband of the postmaster."
"What made you decide you wanted to adopt a child?"
"He described what he used to feel when he came home every night..."
"My dad in Cuba said, 'When you go there you're going to ask for George.'"
"She was everything to me."
"I caught a wave and was gliding down the face..."
"You are her handiwork..."
"I just idolized him."
"I was in the ICU and there was a man dying of tuberculosis..."
"It's hard to believe that our troop's lasted that long."
"Letting go, for my mother, was scary."
"She was a formidable presence."
"We used to put out a hurricane section..."
"I was eighteen years old, and I had a fake ID..."
"Everywhere we went my mother would make sure that they enrolled us in school."
"I broke a hundred and sixty-four bones."
"We got a postcard that my father was alive..."
"Let's talk about Miss Devine."
"We lived in a very chaotic environment..."
"Dad was a real fan of the principal in that movie 'Lean on Me.'"