I am a very lucky guy. I can testify before Congress. I can raise funds. I can raise awareness.
I got kind of burned out, so I moved to Florida. I was down there for 10 or 12 years, raising children.
I was raised in a mostly white neighborhood. I was this little white girl jamming out to Ella Fitzgerald and Bobby Brown.
I was born and raised in L.A. My father was born and raised in L.A. So we're old hands here.
There was a lot of brokenness in my family. Let's just say that I was raised by my grandparents.
I was raised in a Christian home and, in fact, my mother led me to Christ as a youngster.
I was raised in the Depression, when there was a great sense of dog-eat-dog and people fighting over scraps.
I was raised on the streets, in hot, steamy Brooklyn, with stifled air.
I was raised in a tribal situation, among cannibal people.
Where I was raised a woman's word was law. I ain't quite outgrowed that yet.
I was raised to believe that excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism. And that's how I operate my life.
I guess I was raised in a household with a lot of reverence for the physical sanctity of books. You didn't destroy books.
I was raised by television. It was my first cultural window. It was a constant companion.
I was raised with a huge Armenian influence, always hearing stories of Armenia, celebrating Armenian holidays.
Theodore Roethke was a poet I was raised with so he has a lot of sentimental value for me.
My family moved to Buffalo, New York in 1940 where I was raised.
I was raised in a nominal Roman Catholic home, but without any really strong faith there.
My parents reverted to their Catholic faith through the charismatic renewal, so I was raised charismatic.
I was raised as a Christian but the transaction has to be made by yourself - you and God - at some point.
Raising children is an enormously important part of life. I think one of the most important, or the most important, period.
I was raised by muses. Women who had men in awe of them and who wrote them movies and wrote them music.