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

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"It’s like being on a Broadway show that has a long run."

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"Everybody in the city was in a crisis."

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"It's been almost ten years and people still rave about him. "

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"When I first bought the building, everybody thought that I was crazy."

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"Nobody wanted to work with me."

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"It seemed like a really long flight."

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"It was the wild, wild west."

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"I will do four, five, ten, a hundred jobs for your education."

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"I didn't really have any lox slicing credentials."

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"His hands were those of someone who worked since the age of six."

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"She looked at me and she said, "Not my son.""

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"I wasn't very nice..."

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"Do you remember when I first told you that I wore women's clothes?"

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"I was absolutely sure that I had killed you."

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

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

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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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"Here comes this guy into my office. Drop dead gorgeous."

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

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"You can hear the shopping cart coming down the sidewalk."

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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"I had nightmares for years..."

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

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"I saw something that no one else could see, and that is me walking around with that big tall hat on."

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"I'm so thankful for everything you've done."

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"I didn't want to be the sole survivor."

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"The Secret Service told him not to leave."

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"If you need me to hold your hand, I'm there."

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"I didn't even recognize myself."

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"Someone said it's like the Taj Mahal for rats."

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"My partners and I would come to the hospital every chance we got. "

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

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"When you have a 19- or 20-year-old who wants to die, that is totally heartbreaking."

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

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"The disconnect is huge."

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"I got a reputation as the straightest guy around."

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"I remember hearing the phone ring early in the morning..."

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

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"At three years of age, you just started playing..."

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"It's not just a tattoo."

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

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"How did it make you feel to leave us for your deployment?"

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"When you came home, if it's not best day ever, it's top five."

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"We have solved a lot of cases going through trash."

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"Have you ever felt you wanted to quit?"

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

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