"I just hugged the man who murdered my son."
"I used to say when I put my uniform on, I was in my superwoman suit."
"My American soldier became my Iraqi brother."
"You want to go over to your ex-husband's for Thanksgiving?"
"He put his hands on my face like he was trying to feel was I really his son."
"When I was growing up, I didn't think I was going to live long."