The Unkindest Slice of All Warning: Contains Fine Print and In Japan, Sumitomo Life Insurance sells insurance applications from
soft-drink vending machines. The form, together with a pen, comes in a chilled can; the insurance "flavors" include "gutsy" can labels for men and "healthy" labels for women. and CHARLES PERRY
PLATFORM : Parents in Combat BELLA ABZUG, The prospect of American service women returning in body bags hit home last week when Army Spec. Melissa Rathbun - Nealy was listed as missing in action. Former New York Congresswoman BELLA ABZUG, long active in the anti-war and women's movements , commented on that prospect: and
PLATFORM : Haiti Awaits the Dawning of a Day Without Despair JO'ANN DeQUATTRO, JO'ANN DeQUATTRO is a Sister of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, an order that has been in Haiti since 1975. Sister Jo'Ann, a staff member of the Peace and Justice Center of Southern California, visited Haiti last April. She comments on the country's new president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, who takes office today
Saving Quiet Things for a Rainy (Remember?) Day Responses gathered by Blythe Latimer (Cypress), Lauren Walden (El Modena), Michael Spivak (Huntington Beach), Beth Mueller (Rancho Alamitos), Brooke Lyons (St. Margaret's), James Crist and Efrain Islas (Santa Ana), Hieu Phan (Santiago), Rachel Cochrane (Sunny Hills), Layne Mosler (Troy), Claudine Ko (University) and Heather Lee (Villa Park).