Letters: Dec. 22, 1997


"This hoopla over the McCaughey septuplets is beyond me. It was bad enough to keep women barefoot and pregnant. Now they have litters." JOY DUSINI Gig Harbor, Wash.

Here's to the miracle birth of the McCaughey septuplets in Iowa [SPECIAL REPORT, Dec. 1]! Everyone should have seven kids. Go for it! CHRISTEL VANE Hove, England

I wish the McCaugheys the best of everything for their family. Unfortunately, their children may face adulthood in a world fraught with ecological disaster because of overpopulation. There are so many humans that we are crowding out other species and...

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