Hart, looking to take her mind off the kids she so badly wanted, joined a local gym years ago.
I saw this woman at the pool, she had five children, all different ethnicities, and they were all calling her Mom,'' Hart said.
Hart couldn't contain her curiosity, and a few moments later the woman was telling her about foster care.
Hart had accepted she couldn't have children, so she figured caring for someone else's temporarily, could fill her void.
Hart was elected in 1974 as part of the much-vaunted "Watergate Class .
Still, the episode shows Hart at his best--willing to question his own liberal assumptions and McGovernist instincts (and alienating traditional Democratic constituencies in the process).
Hart on military reform comes on like Jimmy Conners in his prime: taut, aggressive, and sharp-edged.
That's Hart when his mind is engaged in the concrete.
Hart, herself a performer who spent 4 1/2 years on the road in a company of ``Phantom of the Opera,'' finds her new role rewarding.
After 'Phantom,' I realized I wanted to spend more time with my kids (Hart has two grown daughters, both Hart graduates) and when they asked me to run this program, I stayed.
1 -- color) Hart High School choir members surround and reach toward Katrina Veldkamp during a practice performance.
2 -- 3) Above, Hart High School choir members take part in a dress rehearsal inside their classroom just after having returned from competition in Hawaii, where performances won awards.