" It seemed like a strange welcome to our family, but then I remembered that Hell had great ice cream."
"I frantically rehearsed the lines in my head, what if I forgot the words? In front of all those people? And then she appeared, and her smile sent a sense of calm through my five year old body"
"I knew my mom would comment about my handwriting so I quickly grabbed my solar oven and stood in front of the display, hoping to divert her attention"
"I would never have thought that splashing on the banks of Hell Creek would feel a little bit like Heaven"
"I always knew I was going to be a dancer. I just had to figure out how to get to people to notice me"
"I loved being in the dug out with the players. Listening to the coaches yell, the players swear, and the crowd cheer. When I scooped up the bat, I liked to imagine they were cheering for me."