"Everyone needs a hero. In the worst of times there is someone, in the past or the present, in the same household or a thousand miles away, who can teach you what you need to know, a guide through the darkness."
— Alice Hoffman, Survival Lessons
The star of the new TV show FlashForward loves stories of survival against all odds, novels that blow his mind, and, of course, his mother's memoir, which includes one of the bravest lines he's ever read.
Our April issue features the 20 questions every woman should ask herself, as well as a guide to getting more out of your annual checkup, Dr. Phil's secret to achieving any goal and our spring beauty o-wards (and how you can win every item featured!).