"When I would get to a new town, everybody had to see who could whip the new boy."
"I built my own planetarium in my backyard."
"He put his hands on my face like he was trying to feel was I really his son."
"This tall, dark fellow was singing. He had these shades on. I was like, 'Look at this guy.'"
"He employed performers that the other agents would never use."
"As an old man, he still had scars..."
"He was a meticulous man."
"What made you decide you wanted to adopt a child?"
"He never said anything good about my writing."
"When you told me someday you're gonna be an NBA referee, I said, ‘Yeah, of course’."
"When I was put up as president of the student body, she created a groundswell against me."
"All of my friends know me to be outspoken..."
"The next day, the police car pulled up and they said, 'We're taking y'all to jail.'"
"I was scared to death."
"I wasn't like other kids."
"There was no doubt in my mind, I was going to work along side of my dad, my granddad, my uncles."
"He'd go into the kitchen and get this big, ugly, brown bottle..."
"How do you think you've changed?"
"You don't have to be dirty to be poor."
"Ron was someone who didn't accept societal norms as being his norm."
"My father would be in his boxer shorts in front of the stereo with a baton."
"The only way that I could see out of that situation was to take my life."
"She didn't have very much warmth about her..."
"The train stopped and I thought we were somewhere like Colorado..."
"It was a really wonderful, amazing world that came crashing down."
"So, I get to ask you the questions today..."
"She reaches around the wall with this little yellow bunny rabbit puppet..."
"When I was younger I didn't like you much."
"I found myself in the principal's office a lot."
"When I look back, I do realize that I was a little bit too tough."
"They'd come in limping and they would literally leave walking."
"Have me and Mom ever extremely disappointed you?"
"My dad would come home, he'd say, 'Well, got another divorce today'."
"Mother would go to court with them and testify that they'd been a resident at the ranch."
"How did it hit you when you found out that you were going to get sole custody?"
"They called it slums but it was never a slum to me."
"I never have found another neighborhood like that one."
"It was a hard, dirty job..."
"I just thought I was going to go to a gym and get in the ring and fight."
"He told me all these stories about the tooth fairy..."
"My mother would tell me, 'If you don't straighten yourself out, you're going to end up going to Springer.'"
"My maternal grandfather, Rocco Galasso, was a superintendent in an apartment building..."
"I learned from her, and that's why I can pass it on to you guys."
"People will make fun of her in school..."
"They had one or two cans of this cranberry stuff..."
"From the little English that we knew, my brother and I knew that we were not going to have class that day."
"She didn't speak English but she understood 'A.'"
"I just know this is what I was destined to do."
"He had no sense of humor especially about himself."
"It changed me from the moment my children came onto this earth."
"I spotted this book that looked rather risque..."
"I had a real extensive comic book collection."
"I was six years old when she left for New York City."
"We couldn't afford to buy toys."
"In 1966 I enlisted in the army for service in Vietnam. At that same time, Don was battling his diabetes."
"The usher goes down to the dugout, comes back with the Babe..."
"He got off the motorcycle and proceeded to show us card tricks..."
"The Betsy Ross story intrigued me."