Letters: Mar. 24, 1961

Brother-Sister Marriage

Sir:

The story about "The Brother-Sister Vow" is not only pathetic, but also repugnant and shocking. It is pathetic in that Claire Mc-Auley, for all her religiousness, has never heard or received the Christian gospel's message of forgiveness. The guilt of past folly still burdens her. And it is certain that the children of this emotionally disturbed and strained household will be damaged in their personal development. Claire is imprisoned in a guilt complex and extreme self-centeredness, which is itself a terrible sin.

P. O. FLICKEN

Riverhead, N.Y.

Sir:

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