Letters: Dec. 10, 2001

We Gather Together

"Let our pursuit of happiness serve as a daily victory against the dark deprivation the terrorists wish upon us." CATHERINE VAN ARNAM Melrose, Mass.

Nancy Gibbs eloquently addressed the thoughts and feelings that many of us share this holiday season--sadness, confusion and fear balanced with a sense of unity, compassion and hope [THANKSGIVING, Nov. 19]. Her insights and gift of expression have been invaluable, and I've especially appreciated them in TIME's coverage of recent events. LINDA HUDSON Indianapolis, Ind.

Family, friends, health and country--these are the typical answers to the question, What are you thankful for? However, in...

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