Letters, Sep. 16, 1996

SUPER MAN

"Christopher Reeve has proved that courage and determination can help a person fly higher than any Hollywood special effects." EUAN B. SHARP St. Catharines, Canada

What an extraordinary article on Christopher Reeve and his battle to walk again after spinal-cord injury [MEDICINE, Aug. 26]. His courage, resolution and wit in the face of enormous physical challenges are truly inspiring. Roger Rosenblatt managed both to humanize and to exalt this man of steel. Many people will be cheering on his progress, both physical and legislative, in the years to come. While he can no longer move freely in the beautiful...

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