Letters: A Name Is No Guarantee, Part 2

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* I too was at the 1972 Explo. I don't remember a lot about the event other than learning that different states don't have our wonderful weather. I do remember, however, going door to door with the Four Spiritual Laws and reading the book with little or no expression to a woman in a poor neighborhood. I remember her reading the prayer with me. I don't remember her name or anything else about her. I just felt I had accomplished my task and went on my way. Since then I have occasionally wondered what became of her. After reading your article, I am at least hopeful. While I cannot agree entirely with the Brights' approach, perhaps I at least was allowed to plant a seed in this woman's heart. And, dear woman, if you are by chance reading this, I was one of those 15-year-old girls with very long hair and glasses who came in and out of your life in less than 15 minutes. God knows your name; I would love to know it too.

Patricia Mitchell
San Jose, Calif.

We would like to clarify a fact for the record about the La Jolla Valley Project. CCCI was not "forced into Chapter 11 protection." CCCI sold University Development, the company that was developing the property, around 1986. Sometime later the new owner caused University Development to file for reorganization under the Federal Bankruptcy Act. In short, CCCI has never filed bankruptcy.

Sid Wright
Campus Crusade for Christ International
Orlando, Fla.

AFFIRMING SINGLES* Bravo! on Dean Merrill's article "Not Married-with-Children" [July 14]. As a never-married single woman, I have too often heard the subtle (or not-so-subtle) message, "This church is for families," and therefore, "This church is not for you." For me and for many singles ...

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