YOUTH: Ruin Around a Rebel

In the New York City suburb of Mount Vernon, pretty, brunette Christine Nystrom had the glow of a model 16-year-old. "Of our four children, Chrissy was the one who could make a friend," said her father, tall, greying Fred Nystrom, co-founder and vice president of a construction machinery firm. "Whatever she does, she does well," added the pastor of Mount Vernon's First Presbyterian Church, who supervised Christine's work as president of the interchurch Youth Council. "A lovely, attractive girl, and always dependable," said the dean of girls at A. B. Davis High...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!