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updated 04/21/1986 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 04/21/1986 AT 01:00 AM EST

ON THE COVER 78
As millions of would-be parents—including the Ed McMahons—turn to adoption, PEOPLE looks at a top agency, a new trend in adoption and a young mother's agonizing decision to give up her baby

UP FRONT 30

Five Asian-American prodigies run away with top honors in the Westinghouse Science Talent Search

For South Carolinian Tony Cimo, after three years in prison, revenge is still sweet

Wayne Cryts thinks current farm policy ain't worth beans, so he's running for Congress

SEQUEL 45
Journalist Frank Deford finds pain—and promise—in a new TV movie about the death of his daughter, Alex

STYLE 50
Madonna and Cher aren't the only ones to bare their belly buttons as the midriff takes the center stage of style nationwide

HAPPY 56
Tony Danza, Hollywood's most eligible pug turned actor, is getting married

SONG 58
Ladies love gold-record rapper L.L. Cool J, but he only has eyes for his radio

STAGE 65
Impresario Marcel Steiner runs the world's smallest theater all around Britain

HOST 71
Mariel Hemingway stars with hubby Stephen Crisman in a new production: Sam's Cafe

BIO 91
Crusading for a smoke-free society, Surgeon General C. Everett Koop is lighting fires under an angry tobacco industry

ON THE MOVE 100
George Hamilton attracts the likes of Liz, Imelda, Alana and a bevy of beauties. His timeless secret? Practice, practice, practice

HEROES 105
Canada's William Murphy and Jean Guy Lavigueur were strangers before they became an odd couple of lottery winners

TUBE 106
Saundra Santiago says Miami Vice co-star Don Johnson is some kisser—and she should know

FOOD 111
From defurred bear's foot to acacia salad, Paul Kovi explores the lore of Transylvanian cooking

WINNERS 115
Superfan Rose Caiola shells out $1,400 for a footstool once owned by Rock Hudson

TO THE TOP 116
It's hello, Broadway, as Dolly, Mame and the rest of Jerry Herman's girls pay tribute to the man who made them sing

MAIN STREET 123
Learning English is elementary, figures Korean-American Yong Duckworth, 35, if you enroll in the first grade

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 9
TAKE ONE 29
STAR TRACKS 77
CHATTER 126

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