"I didn't think I would ever tell a teacher..."
"I remember counting the empty beer bottles."
"I went as macho as I could be to mask what I was underneath."
"I went home that first night, and I was like, 'What am I doing?'"
"At the time, I was tutoring at an after-school program..."
"I can still hear him hollering and coaching..."
"I got to find a job I can do for thirty years in this place."
"He saw me and he said, 'You're going to be my wife.'"
"We would go to the window and listen for my mom out in the field."