"Having CF is like being in a boat with a hole in it."
"The pain has actually gotten deeper for me."
"What a gun does, it talks to you."
"It is difficult to watch anyone let go of hope, but when it's your son, it's excruciating."
"After all these years, this is the first time we've sat down and actually talked about the bombing."
"I couldn't get myself to work right."
"Do you remember when I first told you that I wore women's clothes?"
"It kinda threw me for a whammy."
"It's the kind of thing most people don't have to learn to cope with."
"You told me to keep pushing through and we got into an argument."
"I just got on that rail and turned around..."
"At the age of 18, I didn't know what I was going to be doing with my life."
"My basketball teammates were my first babysitters."
"When I first saw him, I turned him down."
"You gave up your life to give me a life. "
"I can tell you what was in your husband's mind, because it was in mine."
"It was like Picasso, a great artist doing his work. When he was in that car, he was doing his work."
"She's the only person that treated me like I was me."
"How hard was it for you to find a job?"
"We love—that's how we roll."
"I didn't know how to ask for a friendship."
"I’ve buried over forty people in my family’s cemetery..."
"I can't imagine anyone deserting a child for any reason."
"In high school when I first started wearing make-up, my family didn't notice."
"You said, 'Have you been to Kandahar?'"
"I remember going to REI and looking at tents that will hold a family of five."
"If we left, they wouldn't have nobody."
"I was in a pretty dark spot at the time."
"I used to say when I put my uniform on, I was in my superwoman suit."
"I wanted to apologize to the people who were inside the bank."
"My American soldier became my Iraqi brother."
"By the time we arrived, more than 20 nurses had died from Ebola."
"You told me you were so tired that you had fallen asleep at a red light."
"Here in the States, I don't even know how to talk to people..."
"I was the preacher's wife..."
"I always walk them through the lunch line..."
"I see a group of boys walking towards me, and I knew something was going to happen."
"This is one thing, as a mom, I didn't expect I'd have to fix."
"I just wanted the pain to stop."
"I'm curious how I could have reached out to you better?"
"Someone was shooting in our direction..."
"I'm not so sure the Civil Rights Act would have been passed had there not been a St. Augustine"
"I learned to fight with a knife long before I learned how to ride a bicycle. "
"It felt like I had a knife stuck in the middle of my brain. "
"I thought it was karma for what I had done. "
"I guess it's my turn, now."
"I had to get myself straightened out before I could be your dad again."
"It's definitely forced us to grow up faster than we would have otherwise."
"What made you want to go to college with me?"
"We didn't know he was sick..."
"I had nightmares for years..."
"I didn't think I would ever tell a teacher..."
"I didn't know that there were other blind people except me and my brothers."
"I'm not ashamed of what happened to me anymore."
"I'm very proud that he was my son."
"She attracted people wherever she went."
"I can't believe it's been 10 years."
"We were given fictitious names."