"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? "
"So I get a call from a local funeral home..."
"He chose to volunteer and go back for a second tour."
"You want to go over to your ex-husband's for Thanksgiving?"
"We were about as close as people that don't speak the same language can be."
"All I saw were soldiers with rifles, and machine-gun fire coming at me."
"My day starts at about four o'clock..."
"Every scar in my leg has something to do with you."
"I lost myself on Wall Street."
"I should have died at age 19."
"All I wanted to do was get revenge."
"As if high school is not hard enough..."
"Pues era muy pelionera yo."
"I came into the topless bar that you were bouncing."
"The last picture she saw was one of me."
"Most of my interaction with people was the worst moment of their life. "
"When we go on the fires, people treat you different."
"I have spent a lot of years just hiding from it."
"When I came in 1966, nobody knew about who a Sikh was."
"As a little baby you were always jumping."
"One night, when I was leaving the house, I realized I was being followed..."
"We saw, on the side of the road, a guy with a prosthetic leg."
"I received a letter in the mail from the Boy Scouts..."
"I've been the grandson of the postmaster, the nephew of the postmaster, the son of the postmaster, and the husband of the postmaster."
"This medal was very precious to my parents."
"She was one of these women who would grab a rattlesnake by the tail and snap its head off."
"I worked harder than I have ever thought of working."
"My basketball teammates were my first babysitters."
"I started playing basketball and opportunities just opened up for me."
"I remember a private swim club..."