"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..."
"Here in the States, I don't even know how to talk to people..."
"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."
"Everybody thought I couldn't get pregnant..."
"You showed me that I'm not alone."
"I didn't even recognize myself."
"I felt like I was on pause my whole childhood."
"I draw my strength from you."
"My brothers were like my soul mates..."
"Did you ever give up hope?"
"I remember counting the empty beer bottles."
"Next thing I know, I hear the loudest explosion..."
"He's the reason I'm here. "
"I remember feeling helpless."
"You moved into the hospital with me."
"Do you remember what it's like when you get that mad?"
"What do you feel you've learned from cancer?"
"You were only 18 years old..."
"I remember saying, 'I'm toast.'"
"I wanted a picture of the person who had allowed me to live."
"I had a pretty severe accident at work..."
"It's not just a tattoo."
"It was the first case of plague in New York City in over a hundred years."
"I wanted to own a restaurant ever since I was a kid."
"We had to sit in the back of the class."
"I don't think I ever felt more beautiful than I did that day..."
"I don't think we ever had a date."
"Have you ever felt you wanted to quit?"
"A las dos de la mañana, me habló de Nogales."
"He dropped me off in the middle of the night with a $5 bill."
"He was trying extremely hard to get back on track."
"Evander and I had a dog named Lassie ... "
"At my mother's wake, someone said, 'Johnny, your teacher's here.'"
"All I saw were soldiers with rifles, and machine-gun fire coming at me."
"I should have died at age 19."
"As if high school is not hard enough..."
"When I came in 1966, nobody knew about who a Sikh was."
"One night, when I was leaving the house, I realized I was being followed..."