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

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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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"Did you ever give up hope?"

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"I remember counting the empty beer bottles."

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"Next thing I know, I hear the loudest explosion..."

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"He's the reason I'm here. "

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"I remember feeling helpless."

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"You moved into the hospital with me."

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"Do you remember what it's like when you get that mad?"

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"What do you feel you've learned from cancer?"

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"You were only 18 years old..."

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"I remember saying, 'I'm toast.'"

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"I wanted a picture of the person who had allowed me to live."

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"I had a pretty severe accident at work..."

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"It's not just a tattoo."

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"It was the first case of plague in New York City in over a hundred years."

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"I wanted to own a restaurant ever since I was a kid."

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"We had to sit in the back of the class."

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"I don't think I ever felt more beautiful than I did that day..."

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"I don't think we ever had a date."

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"Have you ever felt you wanted to quit?"

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"A las dos de la mañana, me habló de Nogales."

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"He dropped me off in the middle of the night with a $5 bill."

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"He was trying extremely hard to get back on track."

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"Evander and I had a dog named Lassie ... "

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"At my mother's wake, someone said, 'Johnny, your teacher's here.'"

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"All I saw were soldiers with rifles, and machine-gun fire coming at me."

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"I should have died at age 19."

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"As if high school is not hard enough..."

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"When I came in 1966, nobody knew about who a Sikh was."

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