"What are some of your dreams?"
"I remember going through family albums looking for my face in old photographs..."
"You said that you were in the wrong body, that you should be a man."
"He put his hands on my face like he was trying to feel was I really his son."
"I was very strict because I was afraid kids would discover I was gay."
"I was in Brooklyn, New York teaching the third grade."
"I found out what girls were..."
"What do you miss most about not having a hand?"
"I remember being in court every day..."
"I wasn't afraid. I thought, 'I'm going to be cool about it.'"
"I got married on the day of my 22nd birthday."
"I spotted this book that looked rather risque..."
"I just felt I was not living an honest life."
"The usher goes down to the dugout, comes back with the Babe..."
"It was one of those miracles at The Wall."
"It was probably the loneliest time of my life."
"We had to do a good deed every day..."
"We go around and we bless the hands of all the people who work in the hospital."
"You followed my footsteps and I thought it was great."
"When I was 10, I told my parents I was going to marry a man."
"She bought me a bra that you blow up..."
"I noticed that he had all these small coffee cans."
"We got a postcard that my father was alive..."
"In prison I started painting and drawing..."
"I can't even begin to tell you the misery of rain."
"We'd known death but not like this."
"I have close to a million objects in my apartment."
"My brother came home wearing an afro."
"The pilot told us over the PA, 'It's going to be the roughest landing you've ever experienced.'"
"I felt alone and tried to hide it..."
"I got bussed to a high school in my sophomore year..."
"I said, 'Is this going to actually be me?'"
"There were three questions I wanted to ask him..."
"And right then it dawned on me -- that's not family, those aren't friends."
"A car drove up late evening..."
"It wasn't love at first sight, but there was some kind of a recognition."
"I put the screen down, took a seat, and the streetcar became hostile."
"I always lived in fear that someone would discover that I couldn't keep up."
"I had heard all these horror stories about crooks and gangsters..."
"Some fellers would find out we were chasing them, they'd just go put themselves in jail."
"Our relationship started in a grade school..."
"I remember wishing I would wake up a boy."
"She had this alter-ego that was Mrs. Wiffinpoofle..."
"Opening day, 1956. It was the Yankees versus the Senators..."
"If you could do anything again, would you raise me differently?"
"I was a chubette in high school."
"The men despised him..."
"The whole night I was in labor there was music being piped in..."
"This little white boy said, 'Come, let me see your hands.'"
"I went into Uncle Jake's room and opened up the dictionary, and in the middle was hidden a magazine..."
"I got a great, big rock, about as big as a bowling ball, out of somebody's garden and heaved it through the back window of his car."
"We were having breakfast at Friendly's and this young couple came in with an autistic child."
"Then I said, 'Don't you have brothers and sisters and your father?' He says, 'I have no father; I have no mother. So, I have to do this.'"
"Everybody's got something in their life they're good at. This is what I do good. I eat."
"I have a 16-year-old heart, a 33-year-old mind, and a 73-year-old body."
"And I asked him everything that I ever wanted to ask. I asked him to tell me the real story."
"One Christmas, I got this ice-skating outfit for Barbie. It was made out of deep purple velvet trimmed in fake fur."
"We were really pioneers. We were the Jackie Robinson of the Air Force."