"I asked you to come with me because you're brave like my brother and sometimes you actually make me feel safe...and I wanted you here because you're alone. Probably for the first time in your life, and because you're stronger than you think you are, which gives me hope that maybe I can be too. ...I could have gone with Tara. I could have told her I loved her, but I didn't...because I was afraid. That's what's stupid, not coming out here, not facing my shit, and it makes me sick that you guys aren't even trying because you're strong and you're smart and you're both really good people, and if you don't wake-- up... and face your..." —Denise