"There was no doubt in my mind, I was going to work along side of my dad, my granddad, my uncles."
"I was in Brooklyn, New York teaching the third grade."
"He'd go into the kitchen and get this big, ugly, brown bottle..."
"He described what he used to feel when he came home every night..."
"I saw you sitting at the end of the bar, hunched over what appeared to be a cup of coffee."
"I think in our marriage, it was all about you."
"How do you think you've changed?"
"He was so busy that he would schedule surgeries for three and four in the morning."
"The guy that was interviewing told me I was too little."
"I was working in the gas station..."
"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."
"I was working for the state of Colorado..."
"My dad had a fair amount of self-confidence and bravado."
"The only way that I could see out of that situation was to take my life."
"My dad in Cuba said, 'When you go there you're going to ask for George.'"
"She didn't have very much warmth about her..."
"The train stopped and I thought we were somewhere like Colorado..."
"We were together for 22 years..."
"I found out what girls were..."
"It was a really wonderful, amazing world that came crashing down."
"So, I get to ask you the questions today..."
"I put an ad in the local paper and offered to cook Thanksgiving dinner for twelve people."
"I thought he was the goofiest guy I had ever met..."
"Some guys couldn't handle it."
"It changed me forever."
"She reaches around the wall with this little yellow bunny rabbit puppet..."
"We had some strange things happen."
"When I was younger I didn't like you much."
"EMTs arrived within minutes..."
"I asked my mother, 'Why does everybody treat Mr. Walsh that way?'"
"He was such a nice guy. But the only thing was, he wore his hair in sort of a ducktail."
"A Staff Sergeant went through my cell phone and saw some of the text messages that I had to my boyfriend."
"She was everything to me."
"I found myself in the principal's office a lot."
"I think I could have done another 31 years."
"I can remember things that occur in my heart much better than things that occur in my head."
"When I look back, I do realize that I was a little bit too tough."
"I was focusing on him coming home."
"They'd come in limping and they would literally leave walking."
"Have me and Mom ever extremely disappointed you?"
"I caught a wave and was gliding down the face..."
"How come I didn't scare 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."
"The initial impression was as if we had walked out of the audience and became part of the show..."
"What do you miss most about not having a hand?"
"When I was thirteen, I mapped out my life..."
"The lights went up, the music went off, and you could hear a pin drop."
"I saw this guy with a head of black hair and white, white, teeth..."
"How did it hit you when you found out that you were going to get sole custody?"
"When did you and Dad decide to adopt?"
"You and your sister couldn't tell us apart. And we couldn't tell you two apart."
"A lot of people don't know where one family starts and the other one ends."
"You are her handiwork..."
"They called it slums but it was never a slum to me."
"I never have found another neighborhood like that one."