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updated 10/17/1994 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 10/17/1994 AT 01:00 AM EDT

STAR TRACKS 10
Vampire-to-be Tom Cruise chews scenery in New York City. Ringo Starr beats the drum for charity. Oprah takes Mom to Disney World, and more

UP FRONT

38 A Princess in Love? In England, ex-army man James Hewitt is behind a shocking book that details his alleged affair with Diana

46 Whether on radio and television in The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet or in her real-life home, Harriet Nelson, was the loving linchpin of the fabled Nelson family

WEDDING 52
Before rank-and-filers such as Robin Williams, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Natalie Cole, a giddy Whoopi Goldberg enters into a connubial contract with union organizer Lyle Trachtenberg

STYLE 57
Bad hair days getting you down? Then lather up with every horse's delight, Mane 'n Tail shampoo

SEQUEL 59
A decade after her famous on-track collision with Zola Budd denied her an Olympic victory, runner Mary Decker Slaney, now a wife and mother, continues her quest for a gold medal

TUBE 67
Having earned an Emmy nomination for her first year as Assistant DA Sylvia Costas on NYPD Blue, Sharon Lawrence is eager to tackle her second season—and Detective Sipowicz—on the hit show

CONTROVERSY 76
Drunk drivers are claiming the lives of fewer and fewer victims, but a small band of repeat offenders are causing more than their share of casualties

TEACHER 82
Violinist Kolwane Mantu makes classical musicians of troubled youths in South Africa—and plucks heartstrings in the American music community

ANGELS 86
When Jamie Belmont, a mother of two from Burbank, Calif., needed money to pay for a bone-marrow transplant, her friend Markie Post threw a little party that may help save her life

SPLIT 90
After being dumped by carrot-topped David Caruso, ex-galpal Paris Papiro is seeing red—and suing the actor for a $4 million share of fame

ANIMALS 92
Veterinarian Dr. Steven Melman sometimes prescribes Prozac, but he's not dogmatic about it

ON THE MOVE 95
After a career dry spell that coincided with a personal wet spell, former Medical Center star Chad Everett wised up, dried out and tries his hand again at prime time TV

LOSER 102
You win some, you lose some, but seldom do you win and then lose a $10 million jackpot, which is what Lotto player Chris Ramesar did

PAGES 107
Veteran New York Times columnist Anna Quindlen decides novel writing is her One True Thing

TROUBLE 113
As Virginia school officials try to bar autistic 9-year-old Mark Hartmann from attending regular classes, his parents declare war

MAIL 1
INSIDE PEOPLE 4
PICKS & PANS 17
THE INSIDER 37
PASSAGES 70
STYLE WATCH 75
PUZZLER 104
CHATTER 116

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