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Christopher Reeve Would Have Turned 70 Years Old | Son Pays Moving Tribute, Says Dad’s Legacy ‘Will Always Live On’

Christopher Reeve was a well-known actor, aka Superman in the legendary movie franchise. His son Will lately offered tribute to his late dad on what would have been his 70th birth anniversary. Will wrote “Happy Birthday” and posted a photo of the Superman actor.

Although the superhero flick provided Reeve megastar position, misfortune hit when the actor was just 42. In 1995, Reeve was thrown from a horse in a riding race barricade test that left him incapacitated from the neck down.

As per The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, Dana, Reeve’s spouse, provided him the drive to not let this bring him dejected and that offered him the inspiration he wanted.

He created the charity group in 1999 that endures to be dedicated to curing spinal cord damage by proceeding ground-breaking study and refining quality of life for persons and families stuck by paralysis. Reeve went on to travel all over to meet experts, public legislatures, businesspersons and patrons for the cause.

He sadly died due to heart failure in 2004 at 52, merely nine years after he grieved the horseback riding accident. He was dad to 3 broods: son Matthew and daughter Alexandra, whom he greeted with his ex-partner Gae Exton. He and his spouse Dana had a son, Will. Dana pass away of lung cancer in 2006.  

Their child has faith in that both his father and mom’s inheritances are eternal. Will was just 3 years old when his dad was incapacitated in 1995, and 11 when he lost his dad. Will said that is a duty that he feels, to carry on his parents’ inheritance for the rest of his life.

He further added that The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation is one tangible way that his parents’ inheritance will always live on. Will, the 30-year-old newscaster also trusts that his dad had an influence on the world well outside his fleeting reputation for being in cinemas.

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