“I know I cannot do everything, but I can do one thing. If I don’t stand up for myself, who will? I think, when you advocate for yourself, you experience both darkness and light. When you feel bad, remember that there will be a time when life will be good for you. Take your place. The world needs you.”

“Home is any place where you can be yourself.”

“Making our relationship ‘Facebook official’ was the first thing I had posted in years.”

“My family will probably be angry that I’m talking about this.