Religion: Religion, Sep. 6, 1976

The figure cutting across the ice at Madison Square Garden had hardly changed since the Winter Olympics in 1968. After gliding off from Grenoble with a gold medal for figure skating, Peggy Fleming had spent eight years on the ice-show circuit, married a dermatologist and, by last week, decided to put her career into the deep freeze temporarily. The reason: her first child, due in January. "We wanted to have a baby for a long time, but it just didn't happen," said Fleming, 28. "I decided to go back to work and start thinking...

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