People: Nov. 19, 2001

NEXT TIME, I WILL HIT YOU WITH A TULIP

PRINCE CHARLES has trouble with the chickadees. There's that whole mistress business, and the way his mom won't leave her job so he can have it. Then last week, during the Prince's tour of Latvia, a girl named ALINA, 16, slapped him with a red carnation--her way to protest Britain's involvement in the war against Afghanistan and Latvia's attempt to join NATO. That's a lot to expect from a flower that usually only conveys the message on prom night, "Now maybe your parents won't think I'm a total jerk." The 11th-grader was...

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