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A Super Man Nonetheless

Remembering the Resilient Christopher Reeve.

by Greg Asimakoupoulos
October 11, 2004

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A Super Man Nonetheless_Greg Asimakoupoulos-Remembering the Resilient Christopher Reeve We pause to grieve
because Chris Reeve
just lost his earthly life.
This super man
had countless fans
and one heroic wife.
Courageously
Chris let us see
he WAS a man of steel.
Though paralyzed
he realized
what matters most is will.
And though confined
he never whined
about his tragic plight.
He learned to cope
while boasting hope
that day would follow night.
But with the dawn
we learned he'd gone
unlike the way he'd planned.
His dream to walk
by death was blocked.
Still Chris WAS Superman.

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Everett Wilson from rural Wisconsin writes:
October 12, 2004
Occasionally Greg A. makes my blood pressure rise, but more than most writers he often, like today, brings a lump to my throat.

Marc twist from Chicago writes:
October 14, 2004
I am alway amazed by Greg's way with words. This was an exceptional tribute to a man who just wouldn't quit - regardless of the hurdles in his path. He had a supporting family which goes a long way in keeping one's spirits up. From one who knows, though not to the extent of his trials.

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