Letters: Aug. 26, 1996

COURAGE AND COWARDICE

"America will never become Beirut because its people will not let that happen. The spectators in Atlanta gave this country its greatest hope." JOAQUIN RUGGLES Lafayette, California

Beyond the commercialism and hype of the Centennial Olympics [SPECIAL, Aug. 5] could be found a level of courage in individual athletes by which we can all be inspired. We must increase our awareness of terrorism yet not be paralyzed by its threat. Let Centennial Park become a monument to this endeavor. MARY E. NOCE Liverpool, New York

I wonder if this is only the beginning of a nightmare of terrorism...

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