CHILDREN: Hunting for a Diana

In 1958, when Harold Miller eloped for the first time, he was 22—and his bride was 13. Her name was Roberta, but Miller called her Diana, after the virgin Roman goddess of the hunt. Roberta-Diana died at age 20 from the effects of sniffing cleaning fluid to get high.

Miller, whose mother had turned over to him the bulk of his late father's estate, which included $270,000 in municipal bonds, next married a 13-or 14-year-old Canadian girl, but had the marriage annulled after he learned that she was not a virgin. Two weeks ago, Miller, a quiet graduate student and...

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