I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles. —Christopher Reeve

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I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.


actor, producer, director, and writer; best known for his role as Superman


Anonymous MAY 22, 2017
Absoutly love it

sandor from New York MAY 21, 2017
I think a hero is a person whom forgets self interests, including preservation of self in some cases in order to preserve another.

Mike from Wyo MAY 20, 2017
Ordinary people can do amazing things when they set their hearts and mind to it and seek a helper when needed.

Rod MAY 19, 2017
He WAS an inspiration and the best Superman by a long shot!!

Anonymous MAY 19, 2017
Great, great quote from Mr. Reeve. He also was a great man.

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