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July 22, 2008
Kids' Reading Room: A caption accompanying the July 20 Kids' Reading Room said astronaut Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin was the first man to walk on the moon. Neil Armstrong was the first.
March 18, 2010
Fountain maker: An article in Business on Sunday about Mark Fuller said his project for the Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas amounted to $2.7 million. His firm's contract was for $27 million. Kids' Reading Room: In the March 7 Kids' Reading Room, a review of the book "Friends" by Helme Heine appeared in Creativity Corner, a column of original writings by young readers. It should have appeared in Kids' Book Reviews. Classic Hollywood: The Classic Hollywood column in Wednesday's Calendar said that "The Goldbergs: The Ultimate Goldbergs" DVD set was available only on the Shout!
February 21, 1999
If you have questions for our experts, send them to Reading Page Editor, Los Angeles Times, Times Mirror Square, Los Angeles, 90053 or send e-mail to For stories and activities, see the Kids' Reading Room in the Southern California Living section every Sunday through Friday.
May 13, 2006
THOUGH I am a childless senior citizen, I read the Kids' Reading Room page regularly. The thesis of last week's story was clear enough ["Boys Knitting? Awesome!," by Marjorie Flathers, May 1-5], but there is a corollary for an older audience. A boy (or man) knitting is a chick magnet. I learned that on many a flight some decades back, where pulling out a pair of knitting needles or a crochet hook attracted flight attendants (we called them "stewardesses" then) more quickly than pushing a call button.
August 8, 2001 | AARON ZITNER, Times Staff Writer
As details of their work remained murky, two research teams Tuesday defended their plans to clone human beings in the face of growing concerns that the practice would lead to deformed or unhealthy babies. "I believe there is enough information today to proceed in human cloning. . . . It will be done. I am doing it," said Brigitte Boisselier, director of Clonaid, which claims to be the world's first human cloning company. A second team, led by an Italian fertility doctor and a Kentucky researcher, gave mixed signals on its own work.
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