Sport: Mothers & Daughters

Early one morning last week, a pert young blonde stuck her head through a rinkside doorway at Philadelphia's Arena and called to a friend across the ice:

"Mary Ann, where do you change?" The easy informality lasted about as long as it took to get an answer. Once she found the locker room and laced on her skates, World Figure Skating Champion Carol Heiss, 16, became all business. She was about to compete for the U.S. title in the rubber match with Massachusetts' Tenley Albright, four times U.S. champion, and winner of the Olympic championship last month in Cortina, Italy.

Far from acting...

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