"It kinda threw me for a whammy."

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"It's the kind of thing most people don't have to learn to cope with."

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"You told me to keep pushing through and we got into an argument."

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"I just got on that rail and turned around..."

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"At the age of 18, I didn't know what I was going to be doing with my life."

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"My basketball teammates were my first babysitters."

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"When I first saw him, I turned him down."

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"You gave up your life to give me a life. "

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"I can tell you what was in your husband's mind, because it was in mine."

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"It was like Picasso, a great artist doing his work. When he was in that car, he was doing his work."

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"She's the only person that treated me like I was me."

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"How hard was it for you to find a job?"

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"We love—that's how we roll."

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

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

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"I can't imagine anyone deserting a child for any reason."

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

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"You said, 'Have you been to Kandahar?'"

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

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

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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 just wanted the pain to stop."

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

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"Someone was shooting in our direction..."

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

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

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

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"I'm very proud that he was my son."

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"She attracted people wherever she went."

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"I can't believe it's been 10 years."

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"We were given fictitious names."

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"Everybody thought I couldn't get pregnant..."

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"You showed me that I'm not alone."

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"I didn't even recognize myself."

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"I felt like I was on pause my whole childhood."

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"I draw my strength from you."

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"My brothers were like my soul mates..."

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