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Ann Landers had this to say about the letters that she has received over the years. "I’ve learned plenty-including, most meaningfully, what Leo Rosten had in mind when he said, ’Each of us is a little lonely, deep inside, and cries to be understood.’ I have learned how it is with stumbling, tortured people in this world who have nobody to talk to. The fact the column has been a success underscores, for me at least, the central tragedy of our society, the disconnectedness, the insecurity, the fear that bedevils, cripples and paralyzes so many of us. I have learned...

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