Eight days ago, Joel Burns delivered to his Fort Worth city council colleaguesthe "It Gets Better" speech since heard 'round the world
. Today, he went on Ellen DeGeneres's show to discuss what the host calls a "real and raw and moving" moment. Burns's mother, who was in the audience, discusses her reaction to her son's speech. To which Joel responds, with a smile and a slight quiver in his voice, "Don't make me cry again."
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