"I always got a lump in my throat whenever I walked up those marble steps to argue a case before the


"I always got a lump in my throat whenever I walked up those marble steps to argue a case before the court, and I don't think it was just from the nerves."
John G. Roberts
Supreme Court nominee, on how he felt as a lawyer appearing before the high court.
"It gave him back a world of confidence."
Vicki Norris
On a summer camp for children with behavioral disorders that her 9-year-old son, William, attended through the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
"This is our first hurricane."
Cindy Ruiz, 32
Who went with 12 family members -- including her husband and eight children -- to a shelter in southern Texas to wait out Emily.

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