"I love, and I am loved.
"In my opinion, the ability to love another person is one of God’s greatest gifts, and I thank God every day for enabling me to give and share love with the people in my life.
"I appreciate your asking me to weigh in on this, and I would be happy for you to share my thoughts with your readers.
"I still consider myself a reserved person and I hope this doesn’t mean an end to a small amount of personal space.
"But I do think visibility is important, more important than preserving my reporter’s shield of privacy. Me too."