Ace Young
Ace Young

When I was 6 years old, we were lighting firecrackers in the backyard and started a fire. My brother ran out and was pulling water from the creek and pouring it on the fire with a 7-Eleven Big Gulp cup.

Adam Beach
Adam Beach

Movies have been my way to get out of my backyard. I'm trying to let people know that movies change people's lives.

Adam Page
Adam Page

I got into circuses and put on circuses in the backyard. My dad had horses and he'd bring them and we'd do horse tricks. I was 6 or 7 years old putting on circuses for the family or whoever in the backyard.

Adolfo Aguilar Zinser
Adolfo Aguilar Zinser

Mexico has never been anybody's backyard.

Aja Naomi King
Aja Naomi King

If I had a free afternoon, I would play music, sit in my backyard, and drink coffee.

Alain Ducasse
Alain Ducasse

At my home in the southwest of France, I grow oak, hazel, and lemon trees in my backyard.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

At Standing Rock, we experienced, first-hand, people coming together in their communities and trying to use the levers of representative democracy to try and say, 'We don't want this in our community; we don't want this in our backyard,' and corporations using their monetary influence to completely erode that process.

Andrew Wyatt
Andrew Wyatt

When I was a kid growing up, we had a cherry tree in the backyard, 100 years old. I climbed it, and it gave shade in the summertime and excellent cherries in the late summer. Having cherry blossoms around gives the best springtime vibe ever.

Chi Chi Rodriguez
Chi Chi Rodriguez

My father would give his dinner to any hungry kids who walked by and then go in the backyard and pick weeds from the yard to eat.

Chris Hemsworth
Chris Hemsworth

My dad talks about the times when we'd play backyard cricket: If I got bowled out, I'd just refuse to let go of the bat and swing it at anyone who tried to take it away from me. I like to think that's been tempered a bit over the years.