"Her full name was Sara Louisa Matilda Elizabeth Nowles."
"What has happened to the human voice?"
"My father was everything to me..."
"How did you get by?"
"I noticed that he had all these small coffee cans."
"I think I had the greatest mom in the world."
"I just tried to stay in the background..."
"Why are you not still married?"
"Let's talk about Miss Devine."
"I said, 'I couldn't go to school and not have anything...'"
"Dan was like, 'You don't have HIV, just go get tested.'"
"I have pictures of our last Thanksgiving..."
"The saddest day of my life was the day my father died."
"I can still hear him hollering and coaching..."
"What are the things you believe in?"
"He saw this country boy, took me over to the side—he didn't want to embarrass me."
"She made us feel like we were royalty..."
"I called it the house of refuge"
"She was determined to keep us together as a family."
"There was a lot more to me than you might imagine."
"Dad was a real fan of the principal in that movie 'Lean on Me.'"
"It was like having my own personal Ann Landers."
"A little girl had come to the hospital..."
"Jae Sang Kim was my uncle. He was murdered on June 6, 2005."
"I said, 'I love you.' And he said, 'Okay.' I wasn't satisfied with that answer."
"The happiest and the worst day of my life were the same day."
"I remember my mother and I shared this completely blissful laughing fit."
"The worst part about the whole day was knowing I had to tell my family."
"We would go to the window and listen for my mom out in the field."
"He said, 'Someone told me you might feed my family.'"
"Do you have any advice for me on being a father?"
"Her eyes sparkled to me. One day they were blue; the next day they were green."
"It's part of our culture that my dad would tell me a bedtime story."
"What are the most important lessons that you've learned thus far in life? Granted, I know you're only twelve."
"Tell me about Mom."
"I never knew how people were going to respond when I said Tom died of AIDS."
"One day some guy showed up to him and said, 'We're going to make some movie. Can you write a script?'"
"I just recently lost somebody who was very much like my best friend."
"I said, 'I'm never taking a walk again,' and you said, 'Well, that's okay. But just for now, let's take a walk.'"
"So I ran back to the bus, and I said, 'Sweetie, your restaurant is right here.'"