Real heroes

The article ``Basketball Legend Michael Jordan Quits and Chicago Weeps,'' Oct. 7, makes me wonder if we need to straighten out our perspective of whom we ``worship.''

Few people would ``trash'' Mr. Jordan. He's a great basketball player.

There are thousands of millionaires in sports, TV, radio, movies, and rock groups who are ``worshiped'' today; but thousands of engineers, architects, teachers, and scientists are not millionaires and contribute much more to society with much less recognition. Charles J. Durway, Costa Mesa, Calif.

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