Letters: Jan. 28, 2002

Person of the Year

Thank you for the wonderful article by Nancy Gibbs introducing your Person of the Year issue [Dec. 31-Jan. 7]. It moved me to tears. The Sept. 11 tragedy has awakened us all to look beyond ourselves and our lives. Mayor Rudy Giuliani is not an extraordinary man; he's only human and has all the flaws of an ordinary person. Yet when confronted with evil, Giuliani rose up and demonstrated kindness, strength, confidence and extraordinary skills at a time when we were too numb to think. From coast to coast, he has helped to heal and unite the...

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