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updated 02/23/2004 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 02/23/2004 AT 01:00 AM EST

50 UP FRONT
News of the murder of 11-year-old Carlie Brucia—whose abduction was captured on surveillance video—triggers grief and anger in Sarasota, Fla.

54 The clothes, the parties, the music but none of that Super Bowl-style drama: Behind the scenes at the Grammys with big winners Justin, Gwen and Beyoncé

58 Four months after she survived a shark attack, Bethany Hamilton tries out a new prosthetic arm

63 Oscar Watch
Gaining 30 lbs. and donning false teeth for Monster, Charlize Theron might scare up a statuette

67 Trouble
Dozens of military women like Army Capt. Jennifer Machmer say they were sexually assaulted before and during the Iraq war

71 Controversy
A medical examiner's report ignites a fight over diet guru Robert Atkins's health before his death

75 Song
Newlywed rocker Melissa Etheridge ditches heartache in a buoyant new album

79 Update
After a nearly nine-year recovery, P.J. Allen, a young survivor of the Oklahoma City blast, goes to school for the first time

86 COVER
Celebrating a new balance in her life, Drew Barrymore talks about producing movies—and producing babies with her rocker boyfriend. Hollywood's unlikeliest mogul turns 29

95 Tube
Her stepfather may be Tinseltown titan Steven Spielberg, but Jessica Capshaw needed no help nailing a role as a Harvard Law School grad on The Practice

99 In His Own Words
Plagued by Parkinson's, TV producer Ray Farkas underwent brain surgery while awake—and had the whole affair taped for an upcoming documentary

111 Pages
Producer Elisabeth Robinson pens a novel inspired by the sister she lost to leukemia

114 Scene
Tom, Meg and Oprah party hearty at John Travolta's 50th-birthday bash—and Scarlett Johansson catches Saturday Night Fever

MAILBAG 4
PEOPLE.COM 7
STAR TRACKS 10
SCOOP 19
PICKS & PANS 29
INSIDER 49
PASSAGES 85
PUZZLER 102
STYLE WATCH 105
CHATTER 118

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