The Superman Hall of Heroes honors Christopher Reeve, Shaquille O’Neill amongst others

Superman Hall of Heroes Inaugural Event
In This Photo: Matthew Reeve

Matthew Reeve participates in a media interview at the Superman Hall Of Heroes inaugural event at Times Square on May 13, 2014 in New York City.

Strong. Honorable. Compassionate. Heroic. Brave. Indestructible. Iconic. Superman is all this and so much more.
DC Comics and Warner Bros. have launched the Superman Hall of Heroes!The Superman Hall of Heroes honors real everyday heroes — the people who make a positive difference in the lives of others. We celebrate the good in the world, from local heroes to national celebrities with philanthropic missions and personal stories of inspiration. The Superman Hall of Heroes focuses on the positive and reinforces the universal tenant that good does indeed triumph over evil.

2014 Annual Celebrity Inductee: Christopher Reeve
Superman Hall of Heroes inductee Christopher Reeve held many professions throughout his career, including actor, director and activist. Reeve not only played Superman on the big screen, he also showed the same ‘Man of Steel’ character away from the cameras. Since being paralyzed in an equestrian competition in 1995, Reeve not only put a human face on spinal cord injury, he motivated neuroscientists around the world to conquer the most complex diseases and conditions of the brain and central nervous system. Whether in a cape or in a chair, Reeve was a hero who exhibited unwavering courage and a tireless work ethic to deliver on his mission.

Read about the other 2014 Annual Celebrity Inductees, including Shaquille O’Neal and Rick and Dick Hoyt.

Honor someone special in your life with an induction into the Superman Hall of Heroes and let the world know what makes them your super hero. And yes, a portion of the sales will be donated to the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation!

Matthew Reeve, Christopher’s son, stopped by Fox & Friends this morning to talk about today’s inductee ceremony in Times Square.

Below is Matthew Reeve accepting the award on behalf of his father, Christopher Reeve, at the inductee ceremony in Times Square on May 13, 2014.


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