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UPDATED 05/29/1989 at 01:00 AM EDT Originally published 05/29/1989 at 01:00 AM EDT

ON THE COVER 78
For years, psychologists thought that divorce was something kids got over, like chicken pox. But, as those children know and a recent study has confirmed, the pain of a ruined marriage may linger in a child's life for years, causing confusion and heartache into adulthood

UP FRONT 42-52

Eight years after being found hidden away in an attic. Paul, 65 and mentally retarded, has triumphed over half a lifetime of isolation to blossom under the care of his foster family

Charging sexual harassment, actress Michael Michele slaps director Eddie Murphy with a $75 million suit

For Andris Liepa, glasnost's gift to the American Ballet Theatre, the U.S. is a nice place to visit, but he wouldn't want to defect here

TO THE TOP 55
Empty Nest star Richard Mulligan is finding that life in prime time means no time for anything else—including his marriage

JOCKS 59
When better tennis tantrums are thrown, Michael Chang, America's untemperamental new star, is definitely not the man who'll be throwing them

CONTROVERSY 62
Unwed teen mom Carrie Mae Dixon hears the sound of one hand clapping as valedictorian of her Houston high school

HEROES 71
"Saint" Bob Macauley applies the vision of an industrial magnate and the nerves of a corporate raider to helping the world's poor

WORDS 95
Prof. John Allen Paulos argues in the best-seller Innumeracy that our sloppy national attitude toward basic math exposes us to incalculable risks

TEENS 101
Stood up on prom night, Florida teen Tomontra Mangrum plans to see her no-show date again—in court

PARTY 102
Anita Baker, k.d. lang and Patti LaBelle are among the singers of note at the 20th anniversary of the Songwriters Hall of Fame

TRENDS 104
David Byrne, Iman and Fran Lebowitz preside over a coming-out party for vogueing, the most stylish dance craze in years

KIN 106
Locked in a custody battle, John Wayne's daughter Aissa is cruelly beaten, and her ex-husband is accused of plotting the attack

TROUBLE 111
Sculptor William Van Orden is dying, but he wants Myrna Loy's statue to live on

ON THE MOVE 112
The chemistry between Cybill Shepherd and Bruce Willis made their show a smash; when it failed, so did Moonlighting

BODY 116
With a wave of the wand, Memphis businessman Charles C. King III hopes to revolutionize the way Americans sunbathe

MAIL 8
PICKS & PANS 11
TAKE ONE 41
STAR TRACKS 114
CHATTER 118

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