"He was a meticulous man."

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"I was very strict because I was afraid kids would discover I was gay."

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"He never said anything good about my writing."

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"When you told me someday you're gonna be an NBA referee, I said, ‘Yeah, of course’."

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"It was Christine's first trip in an airplane."

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"All of my friends know me to be outspoken..."

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"I called his name into the phone over and over..."

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"I was in Brooklyn, New York teaching the third grade."

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"We were together for 22 years..."

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"So, I get to ask you the questions today..."

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"I thought he was the goofiest guy I had ever met..."

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"She reaches around the wall with this little yellow bunny rabbit puppet..."

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"EMTs arrived within minutes..."

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"I think I could have done another 31 years."

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"I was focusing on him coming home."

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"Have me and Mom ever extremely disappointed you?"

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"How come I didn't scare you?"

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"The initial impression was as if we had walked out of the audience and became part of the show..."

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"What do you miss most about not having a hand?"

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"I saw this guy with a head of black hair and white, white, teeth..."

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"When did you and Dad decide to adopt?"

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"You and your sister couldn't tell us apart. And we couldn't tell you two apart."

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"A lot of people don't know where one family starts and the other one ends."

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"We were among the first twenty steel burners to go in there."

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"She met Robert when she was 90..."

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"How did you meet Dad?"

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"I was sick; I had no job; I was lonely—and then Felix called me."

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"I think like a lot of families we had the 'missing' posters up."

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"We used to call her pigeon because she was small..."

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"My maternal grandfather, Rocco Galasso, was a superintendent in an apartment building..."

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"Claudia, to me, was very beautiful."

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"From the little English that we knew, my brother and I knew that we were not going to have class that day."

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"I got married on the day of my 22nd birthday."

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"We tried calling the fire house and none of the men were there."

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"After we lost our daughter, we lost everything."

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"I had a real extensive comic book collection."

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"I was six years old when she left for New York City."

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"I remember pacing back and forth and pacing back and forth..."

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"I just felt I was not living an honest life."

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"I was making my way across the state of Arkansas..."

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"The usher goes down to the dugout, comes back with the Babe..."

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"It was probably the loneliest time of my life."

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"She asked me if I would like to go spend my birthday at the Windows of the World."

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"The windows did not have window guards..."

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"I'm always working 24 hours a day."

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"As long as there was one black child left in town, they had to keep the school open."

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"I really didn't talk much about the site in the beginning."

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"My dad was working 24/7 to make it."

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"He was a short-order cook..."

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"John was a large, awkward kid."

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"I was going to get this little boy an adoptive home before Christmas."

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"She still thought I was in Iraq."

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"I said, 'I know you think I'm crazy, but I want to cook for you."

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"Hank had a girlfriend, Eddie had a girlfriend, I had no girlfriend..."

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"We had a lot of seventh grade-style dates."

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"My nickname is the Human Computer."

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"A lady puts a cat in my cab..."

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"It's an easy job. One street goes uptown, one goes downtown."

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