"I remember counting the empty beer bottles."
"My partners and I would come to the hospital every chance we got. "
"Next thing I know, I hear the loudest explosion..."
"We used to go up to the torch."
"When you have a 19- or 20-year-old who wants to die, that is totally heartbreaking."
"When I asked him what I owed him, he said, 'You just pass it on.' "
"He's the reason I'm here. "
"You'll be the fourth generation of the family line."
"We walked everyday from sunup to sunset."
"We're scarier than the person that's abusing them."
"I remember feeling helpless."
"The disconnect is huge."
"You moved into the hospital with me."
"Do you remember what it's like when you get that mad?"
"It's been a beautiful journey knowing you."
"In his pockets he always kept a handkerchief and a penknife."
"What do you feel you've learned from cancer?"
"You feel like being gay is like a virus."
"I got a reputation as the straightest guy around."
"I was imagining myself playing the saxophone."
"I wanted to kneel where Mike fell..."
"Why do you care so much for a stranger?"
"I remember hearing the phone ring early in the morning..."
"You were only 18 years old..."
"I remember saying, 'I'm toast.'"
"The last 22 years would have been hell without you."
"I wanted a picture of the person who had allowed me to live."
"My mom was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's."
"I went as macho as I could be to mask what I was underneath. "
"When I was growing up, the emphasis was on being able to get a job."
"I had a pretty severe accident at work..."
"At three years of age, you just started playing..."
"What are some of your dreams?"
"I grew up when that happened."
"It's not just a tattoo."
"It was the first case of plague in New York City in over a hundred years."
"I wanted to own a restaurant ever since I was a kid."
"How did it make you feel to leave us for your deployment?"
"When you came home, if it's not best day ever, it's top five."
"We have solved a lot of cases going through trash."
"We had to sit in the back of the class."
"What was the hardest part about me being gone?"
"I don't think we ever had a date."
"When I was a kid, I didn't realize that you were different."
"Have you ever felt you wanted to quit?"
"A las dos de la mañana, me habló de Nogales."
"He dropped me off in the middle of the night with a $5 bill."
"He was trying extremely hard to get back on track."
"Evander and I had a dog named Lassie ... "
"I remember going through family albums looking for my face in old photographs..."
"I remember many months with no lights."
"At my mother's wake, someone said, 'Johnny, your teacher's here.'"
"The lights went up, the music went off, and you could hear a pin drop."
"One of the big mistakes you can make is to not believe yourself."
"She said, 'Stacy, I've gotta go,' and she hung up on me."
"You said, 'Well, I have a medical condition that I probably should share with you.'"
"It was hard not to be mom."
"How do you think you are different because your dad and I got divorced? "