ELIN NORDEGREN

"Elin Nordegren is an inspiration to those of us who are still trying to pick up the pieces and stay strong"

Anonymous, via e-mail

Thank you, PEOPLE, for giving us the opportunity to hear from a truly remarkable woman. Elin's dignity, grace and courage as she went through her divorce from Tiger Woods left me spellbound. Elin's actions have made it clear that her primary concern was always for their children. Isn't it ironic that in this situation she was the one who kept her eye on the ball.

Annie Hales

Overland Park, Kans.

After Tiger betrayed her, Elin could have easily (and understandably) become bitter and cynical. Instead, while still in the grieving process for a broken marriage, she is able to say some positive things about her ex-husband. What a beautiful woman, inside and out. Her future looks bright and I am rooting for her.

Jenna Coy

Greenwood, Ind.

I find it kind of embarrassing that Elin Nordegren feels the need to tell "my own story" after receiving millions of dollars in her divorce settlement from Tiger Woods. So many women in this country are struggling to put food on the table with little or no help from deadbeat dads. I think Ms. Nordegren should have bowed out quietly and counted her many blessings.

Linda Collins

West Chester, Pa.

BRUNO SERATO

Hats off to restaurant owner Bruno Serato and his five-nights-a-week delivery of fresh pasta to the so-called "motel kids." It's sad that we live in such a wonderful country and yet there are so many children who go hungry every day. Bruno, my heart filled with joy knowing there are still good, caring people like you in this world.

Donna Kinder

Desert Hot Springs, Calif.

DR. FRANK RYAN

Dr. Frank Ryan's friends say he never texted while he was driving but waited "till he was at a light" to text. Well, folks need to understand that waiting at a light is also part of driving, and Ryan's tragic accident shows us again that driving and texting don't mix. Is anything so important that it can't be put off for a few minutes until you are safely out of your car?

Ariana Smith

Brooklyn, N.Y.

LONG ROAD TO JUSTICE

Imagine the pain suffered by those who lost loved ones to all the unsolved murders during the civil rights struggles of the 1960s. I fervently hope that the families finally get the answers they deserve and that those responsible for these reprehensible crimes are brought to justice.

Victoria Howell

via e-mail

Correction

In our Sept. 13 issue, a plot summary of the upcoming movie Conviction incorrectly stated the number of years Betty Anne Waters spent fighting to free her brother from a wrongful murder conviction. Her entire effort to secure his release took 18 years. PEOPLE regrets the error.

UPDATE

STILL HOPEFUL

Even though Kyron Horman has been missing since June 4, his father, Kaine, refuses to give up hope and did everything he could to prepare for his son to start school: buying school supplies and talking to his teachers. "They're expecting him for third grade," he says. Kyron, who would have celebrated his eighth birthday on Sept. 9, was last seen at his Portland-area school. Authorities have not made any arrests in the case, but they continue sifting through leads. Meanwhile, his parents threw two birthday parties, one in Portland and another in Medford, Ore., where his mother, Desiree Young, lives. "We need more memories with Kyron in them, so he needs to come home," she says.