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Christopher Reeve — His Legacy As Superman And Beyond Lives On

When considering that this week would have been Christopher Reeve’s 66th birthday, we find ourselves reflecting on an interview he gave in which a reporter asked, “How do you define a hero?” Christopher considered the question a moment before responding. Finally he noted, “For me, personally, a hero is somebody who will make sacrifices for others without expecting a reward.”

“Superman is all that,” mused the interviewer.

“That’s what I try to play,” Christopher replied.

Then came the biggie: “How about Christopher Reeve? Is he a hero?”

The answer was an honest one. “I don’t know,” he said. “I can’t start leaping to those conclusions.”

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Will Reeve, son of Christopher Reeve, on overcoming the lowest point of his life

Actor Christopher Reeve, known for his role as Superman, died in 2004 nine years after he was paralyzed in a horseback riding accident. Dana Reeve died from lung cancer just a year-and-a-half later. Will Reeve, now 26, discusses overcoming such tremendous grief at a young age, pursuing a career in sports journalism and continuing his parents’ work to cure paralysis. In a note to his 13-year-old self, he says there’s nowhere to go but up after his lowest point. Read More here