Letters: Mar. 26, 2001

Death in the Fast Lane

"Dale Earnhardt made NASCAR what it is, and his death is the reason I have cried myself to sleep every night since Feb. 18." JANEY HANSEN Greeley, Colo.

Thank you for your story on the death of NASCAR racer Dale Earnhardt [SPORT, March 5]. Reading the anecdotes and stories of drivers, friends and family broke my heart but at the same time brought a smile to my face. I've heard some say, about getting upset over his death, "You didn't even know the man." But sometimes people have a particular effect on you, and Dale certainly...

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