In This Issue

updated 12/24/1990 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 12/24/1990 AT 01:00 AM EST

ON THE COVER 62
Layne and Janet Kilpatrick's son, Weston, was born with a deformed heart and little hope for survival. While his parents prayed and doctors searched for a transplant donor, the unthinkable happened: Weston's heart healed itself, a medical first. Here's the story of one family's small miracle

UP FRONT 30-42

Newly released American hostages John Henry Cole, Thomas Kreuzman and El Miloudi Hamid savor their freedom—and tell stories of long weeks of boredom shot through with moments of terror

After 13 years of marriage and two lifetimes' worth of headlines, Donald and Ivana Trump divorce

According to publisher John Sullivan, there's big trouble in Montana's Paradise Valley

TRIBUTE 44
The death of Armand Hammer ends nearly a century of fortune building and philanthropy

TO THE TOP 48
When Miss U.S.S.R. came to New York City, Donald Trump, among others, rolled out the red carpet

TUBE 53
After abandoning Hollywood for motherhood five years ago, Olivia Newton-John returns for a holiday visit in NBC's a Mom for Christmas

SCENE 56
Comedian Jay Leno, back from Saudi Arabia, talks with humor and compassion about his visit to U.S. troops

IN THE MONEY 75
Christmas comes but 361 days a year for Wally Bronner, owner of the world's largest Christmas store

SCREEN 81
As the psycho who makes James Caan's life pure Misery, Kathy Bates becomes the year's unlikeliest leading lady

PAGES 84
Dedicated to discovering what makes kids tick, psychiatrist Robert Coles wraps up 30 years of study with The Spiritual Life of Children

MYSTERY 89
Viewers all over the country are renting Three Men and a Baby—and seeing a ghost

PARTY 90
In bicoastal events that flyovers were created for, Robert Redford, Lena Olin and Cher celebrate the premieres of Havana and Mermaids

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 9
THE INSIDER 29
STAR TRACKS 61
PASSAGES 79
CHATTER 92

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