A fan will grab you and hug you and will not let go. When that happens, you wish it could be that way all over the world.
Fans will praise you, scold you, and offer helpful advice. Fans will also defend you.
I grew up not liking my father very much. I never saw him cry. But he must have. Everybody cries.
I was always a dreamer, in childhood especially. People thought I was a little strange.
No one had ever told me that whites were supposed to sing one kind of music and blacks another - I sang what I liked in the only voice I had.