% "What can make a mother feel she has to turn to murder? Why didn't anyone reach out to help Susan Smith?"
South Bend, Indiana
WHEN SUSAN SMITH WENT ON NATIONAL television telling of the alleged carjacking and kidnapping of her two sons, ages 3 years and 14 months, she forgot to include one thing in her story -- emotion ((Cover Stories, Nov. 14)). Smith did not appear to show the feelings one would display if one's children had really been taken. My first instinct was that she was not telling the truth, but I felt sorry for her...