Table of Contents

UPDATED 08/28/2000 at 01:00 AM EDT Originally published 08/28/2000 at 01:00 AM EDT

58 Cover
It's an August baby bonanza, with a boy for both Catherine Zeta-Jones and Madonna and a girl for Iman

66 Up Front
Resourceful 8-year-old Midsi Sanchez escapes from her kidnapper after 44 hours in captivity

71 Angels
His own troubled childhood inspires Duncan Campbell to create a unique mentoring program

75 Trouble
J'Noël Gardiner fights for a part of her late husband's estate, denied to her because she was once a man

89 Olympics 2000
Sprinter Michael Johnson is primed for a medal, but it's his brand-new baby who makes his heart race

94 Tube
For the last remaining castaways on Survivor, their island drama is nothing compared with their true-life stories

104 Local Heroes
Anticipating Rosa Parks by more than a decade, Irene Morgan stood up to Jim Crow laws in 1944

107 Crime
Murdered Titanic cos-tumers Susan Varner and Suzanne Arena brought big-city glamor to rural Virginia

113 Song
Now drug-free, Stone Temple Pilots lead singer Scott Weiland focuses on sobriety and fatherhood

117 Tribute
Loretta Young, dead at 87, charmed Hollywood with her grace and style

120 To the Top
Ask Gregg Cox how he is doing, and he can answer in Gaelic, Danish and 62 other languages

133 In Her Own Words
Perennially hair-challenged author Diane Simon untangles why we stress out over our tresses—or the lack of them

139 Controversy
Florida accident victim Medhat Labib says Firestone's massive tire recall came too late for him and his family

144 Inventors
Krystal Dobson's handmade blocks teach vision-impaired children the ABCs of braille

147 Bio
Feisty Maeve Binchy, Ireland's favorite storyteller, heads for greener pastures

154 Party
From the old guard (Gregory Peck and Shirley MacLaine) to the new (Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston), Hollywood's faithful Democrats host a bash to salute Bill Clinton in rollicking style

6 Mailbag
8 Star Tracks
16 Scoop
23 Online
31 Picks & Pans
57 Insider
83 Style Watch
93 Passages
136 Puzzler
158 Chatter

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