Quotes from The Quality of Mercy at 29K

"The Olympic gold-medal winning gymnast and high school sophomore said that after all those hard years of work, it was a relief to finally realize her life-long dream. Good to get that out of the way at fifteen." -Dan

"If I shot you out of a missile silo, you'd have to go 29,000 feet in order to clear the peak of Everest, land on a pile of rocks in Tibet, and shut the hell up." -Dana

"Two guys have ascended five miles into the sky. They walked up a wall of ice and are preparing to knock on the door of heaven itself. There's really no end to what we can do." -Natalie

"It was really quite something. The music began and I just started to cry. I don't know where it came from. It was like church. I didn't know we could do that. Did you know we could do that?" -Dana
"When I forget someone usually reminds me." -Casey

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