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You Will Always Be Superman To Me (For Chris Reeve)
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
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My condolences to the Reeve family. I am sorry for your loss; Mr. Reeve will be missed. :-(


"YOU WILL ALWAYS BE SUPERMAN TO ME" (FOR CHRIS REEVE)

The first time I saw you
I discovered that heroes live
in mild mannered news reporters.
Unassuming, you were always there
just in the nick of time
to save Lois and the world.

The first time I heard
of your Spinal Cord Injury,
I figured your life was over.
Paralyzed.  Unable to breathe,
because of a Kryptonitic break.
Superman would die.

How wrong I was.
I discovered that heroes fight.
Mild mannered and unassuming.
You were always there,
just in the nick of time
to save lives through spinal cord research.

That's when I realized you were Superman.

Run, don't walk.  Jump.  Take a deep breath.  Fly!
Just because you can.
Because you will always be Superman to me.

(C) Copy written, 12 October, 2004, by Karla Dorman.



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Reviewed by Rebekah Rosie Lang 10/14/2004
Nice tribute to a Wonderful man!
AExceptional write!
Love,
Becca
Reviewed by Sarah Tagert 10/13/2004
this is a stunning write Karla. I really loved reading it!
Reviewed by Susan Barton (Reader) 10/13/2004
amen!
Reviewed by Anna Marie Fritz (Reader) 10/13/2004
A lovely tribute, Karla.
You have a kind and caring heart!
Reviewed by Thomas Lanechanger 10/13/2004
Karla, this is a wonderful tribute to a terrific human being, who helped many try to overcome their own handicap. He will be sorely missed. I hope the bills that he helped create and are now out of committee, continue to be pushed ahead in his honor, and used for the sake of others who have been stricken with spinal cord injuries. It can also be used as some form of technology that will enable to help those less fortunate and it will continue the research he insisted upon. Excellent work my friend. Take care and be well.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 10/13/2004
Very fine tribute Karla...tears just teas here!!

He had the right name "Superman"...because he had super mental strengh!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by C. McGovern-Bowen 10/12/2004
Fine tribute to a great "leading" man.
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 10/12/2004
Nice tribute, seems though to me a shame it has to be given posthumously...Ed
Reviewed by E T Waldron 10/12/2004
Beautiful tribute honnoring a man who was a great example
of fortitude, living up to the superman image! His wife
and family are to be praised too!
Reviewed by Dawn Richerson 10/12/2004
wonderful tribute to a super human.
Reviewed by Nordette Adams 10/12/2004
Yes, Karla. My son informed me of his death, and now I've been hearing about it for the last two days. One thing I believe he showed us all is that you can't let your own pain/suffering get in the way of living with dignity, forging ahead, and treating others with respect. But also we must know he had an exceptional support system. His marriage was a testament to true love, wasn't it? Thank you for honoring him here at The Den.
Reviewed by - - - - - TRASK 10/12/2004
Rarely I Feel For any Celebrity,i.e. They're All In It For The EMOTIONAL Fame, Fortune,$$$$$$$,Mansions,Mercedes,Etc_

Some Of Them As Your Superman Pay(PAID$$$) That Price Dearly_Huh!

Credit For The Write!

TRASK
Reviewed by Lori Moore 10/12/2004
He was a super man. Nice tribute.
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 10/12/2004
Karla this is an excellent tribute...
God Bless
Michelle~
Reviewed by Phillip William Allen 10/12/2004
A Truly great tribute Karla, coming from one Super Woman
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 10/12/2004
A wonderful tribute, Karla.

A true super man, he was, and a true inspiration to thousands of severely handicapped people all over the world, who watched him dare to fight on, and dare to help others. He will be truly missed.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 10/12/2004
(((Karla)))

Indeed he WAS. He WAS Superman! Beautiful and heartfelt tribute to a man who touched many with his courage after tragedy! Well done; BRAVA! He will most definitely be missed by many!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your twin, Karen Lynn. :( >tears <
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