FOR THE RECORD: June 14, 1996:Idaho
Clarification: Eric Maland grew up in an alcoholic and abusive home that did not include his biological father. A Wednesday Close to Hom column implied his father was part of the family.
Ray Morgan's face reveals nothing as he recounts his visit to a home with maggot-covered soiled diapers and rotten food strewn over the floor. Detachment is his style, for good reason.
He didn't have to be in the home. The visit had taken him away from his job as general manager at Coeur d'Alene's Unique Printing. The stench had soured his stomach. The scene had sent his blood racing.
"I wondered how someone could live like that," he says. "But, I'm there to get information and I won't get it if I react."
1. Kindergartners in Teri Burch's class at Fernan Elementary pose with the quilt they made for the students slain in Scotland two months ago. Photo by Jesse Tinsley/The Spokesman-Review
2. Bud Boger, left, and Jim Striker hold the antlers Striker donated to the Wallace Elks club in 1967. The club turns 100.