I asked my high school English students to bring in articles and photographs of the Bay Area earthquake that they found moving. One selected your Oct. 30 cover photo, but we were left with questions. Who is the ballplayer on the cover? And who is the child he's carrying?
SYDNEY S. HELFAND
Upper Saddle River, N.J.
?That was San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Kelly Downs comforting his shaken but unhurt 11-year-old nephew, Billy Kehl. They wore happier expressions when we photographed them recently near their homes in Utah (left). Downs lives in Centerville, Billy in Riverton.—ED.