"He was an important guy, but this is the thing he's known for."

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"I didn't know how to ask for a friendship."

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"My brother asked me if I'd like to work on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge..."

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"I’ve buried over forty people in my family’s cemetery..."

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"In high school when I first started wearing make-up, my family didn't notice."

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"I remember going to REI and looking at tents that will hold a family of five."

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"If we left, they wouldn't have nobody."

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"He never really spoke too much; but his love for my grandmother was amazing."

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"I couldn't get myself to work right."

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"I feel a responsibility. I better make sure that everybody knows who these guys were, what these guys did."

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"I was in a pretty dark spot at the time."

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"I used to say when I put my uniform on, I was in my superwoman suit."

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"I used to catch them and put them in jars."

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"Tell me about the day Brian died."

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"I wanted to apologize to the people who were inside the bank."

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"My American soldier became my Iraqi brother."

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"I've got pictures of you in the shop when you were in the bassinet."

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"By the time we arrived, more than 20 nurses had died from Ebola."

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"You told me you were so tired that you had fallen asleep at a red light."

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"Here in the States, I don't even know how to talk to people..."

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"I was the preacher's wife..."

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"We go to cemeteries along the border..."

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"I just remember him walking off into the darkness, and the darkness engulfing him. "

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"I always walk them through the lunch line..."

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"When Moises Rivas was hired, I was assigned to train him."

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"It was like driving an automobile at a hundred miles an hour and running into a stone wall."

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"I see a group of boys walking towards me, and I knew something was going to happen."

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"This is one thing, as a mom, I didn't expect I'd have to fix."

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"I was just another black face in the streets."

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"I just wanted the pain to stop."

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"A lot of the older guys didn't think I should be there."

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"I said, 'This is not telephone discussion.'"

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"I'm curious how I could have reached out to you better?"

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"It was the first time I met openly gay people."

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"Someone was shooting in our direction..."

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"Everyone wanted to be like Mike, but you were my Michael Jordan."

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"When I saw him coming, I ducked around the hall and hid from him."

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"People thought I was such a good friend."

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"It started around my eyes and it literally grew out like a mask."

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"I'm not so sure the Civil Rights Act would have been passed had there not been a St. Augustine"

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"He wasn't the biggest guy, but people reacted to him like he was giant."

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"I learned to fight with a knife long before I learned how to ride a bicycle. "

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"It felt like I had a knife stuck in the middle of my brain. "

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"I don't know how many I sent home..."

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"You remember the first dinner together?"

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"I thought it was karma for what I had done. "

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"I guess it's my turn, now."

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"I had to get myself straightened out before I could be your dad again."

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"It's definitely forced us to grow up faster than we would have otherwise."

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"What made you want to go to college with me?"

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"We didn't know he was sick..."

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"I had nightmares for years..."

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"I met you the day before John died."

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"I didn't think I would ever tell a teacher..."

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"I'd like to be remembered as the cowboy that could ride, run, and jump with anybody in the world."

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"I didn't know that there were other blind people except me and my brothers."

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"We were wearing big, stinky, heavy gear."

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"I'm not ashamed of what happened to me anymore."

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