Table of Contents

updated 01/19/2004 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 01/19/2004 AT 01:00 AM EST

50 COVER
A bizarre wedding stunt leads some to wonder if Britney Spears is in trouble

56 UP FRONT
American Adele Freedman escapes Iran's killer quake

58 Rejected by Bob, Meredith Phillips becomes TV's newest Bachelorette

60 Tug McGraw, baseball legend and father of country star Tim McGraw, dies of brain cancer

63 Trouble
Was black Georgia teen Marcus Dixon the victim of a race-based prosecution?

69 Tube
The host with the most, American Idol's Ryan Seacrest expands his TV turf with a new show

74 Controversy
A federal child-trafficking investigation targets the Seattle adoption agency that helped Angelina Jolie find her infant son Maddox in Cambodia

81 Book Bonus
In an exclusive excerpt from his new memoir, Montel Williams shares the highs and lows of life with multiple sclerosis

87 On the Move
The subject of Oscar buzz, British actress Samantha Morton is loving her life In America

91 Angels
Michigan moms Kay Ponicall and Kris Appleby give chronically sick kids suite dreams

101 Wedding
Pop star Natalie Imbruglia weds Silverchair rocker—and fellow Aussie—Daniel Johns on an idyllic beach not far from Australia's Great Barrier Reef

102 Animals
At New York City's Animal Medical Center all creatures great and small can get cutting-edge care

107 Screen
7'6" actor Matthew McGrory stands tall as Big Fish's gentle giant

108 Cupid
The real-life Miss Match, ex-divorce lawyer Samantha Daniels helps singles

110 Farewell
The fashion world mourns Francesco Scavullo

MAILBAG 4
PEOPLE.COM 7
STAR TRACKS 8
SCOOP 17
PICKS & PANS 29
INSIDER 49
PASSAGES 73
STYLE WATCH 93
PUZZLER 98
CHATTER 112

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