Letters: Mar. 18, 2002

Good as Gold

After five months of horrifying news, it was refreshing to escape briefly into the world of Jamie Sale and David Pelletier and their quest for the gold medal [WINTER OLYMPICS, Feb. 25]. Their venture had everything: a talented, attractive pair of figure skaters reaching for their dream, an obstacle to it and finally (like the made-for-TV movie that will surely come) a storybook happy ending. I know they had a few difficult days, but their tale of triumph overcoming adversity was like a minivacation for this American's battered psyche. LINDA COURTEMANCHE Royersford, Pa.

While I won't disagree that...

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