Until those in power place the blame on the adult and stop blaming the helpless victim, child sexual abuse will continue (“The horror of sex crimes against children,” Cover, Nov. 27). Meanwhile, the victims have to deal with their life-distorting torment.
After James Morgan lost his job as a money manager at securities dealer Glickenhaus & Co. of New York City in June, 1988, he tried frantically to find another position. Morgan, 54, who took speech classes and improved his dress as part of his job search, now laughs about the extraordinary measures he took, but he also emphasizes that the competition he faced was fierce.
A friend of mine works with Margaret Thatcher on her wardrobe. Well, actually, she does the prime minister’s shoes. “We got her out of those high heels that made her totter forward,” my friend explains. “She’s a full-breasted woman and needed a more moderate heel for balance.”By BARBARA AMIEL5 min
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