Will it last? Kim Kardashian addresses rumors that her marriage to Kris Humphries is already in trouble.
56 J.R. Martinez
A hero’s tale: The actor recounts his journey from surviving a near-death explosion in Iraq eight years ago to becoming the dashing, unlikely frontrunner on Dancing with the Stars.
60 Say hello to Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon’s cuddly 6-month-old twins, Monroe and Moroccan
72 After her release from an Italian prison, Amanda Knox relishes her freedom
74 Friends worry that the stress of Demi Moore‘s rocky marriage is getting to her
83 Comedian Wanda Sykes opens up about her decision to have a double mastectomy
86 The Olsen twins’ younger sister Elizabeth is earning Oscar buzz
89 Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain catches up with PEOPLE over pizza
94 HEROES OF THE YEAR
Meet the winners of PEOPLE’s 2011 Heroes Among Us Awards—from a group of samaritans who saved a motorcyclist to a judge who started a school for young offenders
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
EDITOR’S LETTER 10
STAR TRACKS 14
SECOND LOOK 78
GREAT IDEAS 105
STYLE WATCH 115
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ON THE COVER Photograph by Kwaku Alston. Groomer: Kristina Brown/Jed Root; Stylist: Krissie Torgerson; Shirt: Gap; Pants: Dockers; Insets: (top) Courtesy J.R. Martinez; ABC. Right Insets: Albert Michael/Startraks (Kardashian); GSI Media/Splash News (Knox); SBMG/Flynet (Edwards); Paramount (Puss in Boots)