"It would be so much easier to endure the torment if I had been alone without a family. . . . I cannot bear to look at them. I see in their eyes disappointment, hurt, disgust and fear for the future because of my condition. I ask for them and myself, please don't send me to jail."
--Remarks by Neils Hoyvald, ex-president and chief executive of Beech-Nut Nutritional Corp., before he and another former company executive were sentenced to a year and a day in prison for distributing phony baby apple juice.