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Originally posted 11/17/2004 08:00AM
Christopher Reeve's widow Dana Reeve says she is working through the "void in our home life" and that her husband's spirit is very much alive – especially in the soul of their 12-year-old son, Will.
Originally posted 11/01/2004 08:00AM
More than 900 friends, family members and colleagues of Christopher Reeve packed the auditorium of his alma mater, the Juilliard School in Manhattan, on Friday to remember the actor-activist whose "courage and inspiration will live on," said Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton in her eulogy.
Originally posted 10/25/2004 09:00AM
Just two weeks after the death of actor Christopher Reeve, the late Superman actor has been appearing on TV spots endorsing California's Proposition 71, which would fund a decade of stem-cell research in the state, Reuters reports.
Originally posted 10/21/2004 03:10PM
A week and a half after her husband's death, Christopher Reeve's widow, Dana, joined Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry Thursday afternoon in Columbus, Ohio, to introduce him and express her support for him and his call for federally funded expansion of embryonic stem-cell research and innovation.
Originally posted 10/21/2004 09:00AM
Barely 10 days after her husband's death, Christopher Reeve's widow, Dana, plans to join Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry Thursday night in Columbus, Ohio, for a campaign speech about the importance of science, research and innovation.
Originally posted 10/20/2004 03:40PM
The family of Christopher Reeve will hold a private memorial service for about 900 invitees to honor the Superman star and stem-cell research activist, his paralysis foundation has announced.
Originally posted 10/15/2004 03:00PM
REEVE REMEMBERED: About 100 family members and friends paid their respects to Christopher Reeve on Tuesday in a private ceremony at the family's Pound Ridge, N.Y., home. Plans for a larger-scale public memorial are due to be announced next week. "It is clear that Christopher Reeve has touched the hearts of millions of people around the world, and that is the legacy he leaves behind," family spokesman Wesley Combs told Reuters. The actor-activist, 52, an ardent campaigner for stem-cell research after he was paralyzed in a near-fatal 1995 riding accident, died on Sunday in Northern Westchester Hospital after suffering a heart attack at his home on Saturday during treatment for an infected bedsore wound.
Originally posted 10/14/2004 06:00AM
Dana Reeve had never spent such a long time – two months – away from her husband, actor Christopher Reeve, but this was the final weekend of her performing in Brooklyn Boy, a new play in Costa Mesa, Calif. The curtain had fallen on the Saturday evening performance, and soon she’d be returning to their home north of New York City. As the rest of the cast assembled at a little restaurant near the theater, Dana, 43, remained in her dressing room, answering an emergency call from one of the nurses who provided constant care for her husband, a quadriplegic since a horseriding accident in 1995.
Originally posted 10/13/2004 01:40PM
Just one day before his death on Sunday, Christopher Reeve called Sen. John Kerry to congratulate him on his Oct. 8 debate and share his excitement about the stem-cell research issue reaching a national audience. Kerry, the Democratic candidate for President, talked exclusively with PEOPLE on Tuesday about Reeve's last words, their friendship and how the Superman star – paralyzed in a 1995 horseback-riding accident – inspired him.
Originally posted 10/13/2004 08:00AM
About 100 family members and friends paid their respects to Christopher Reeve on Tuesday in a private ceremony at the family's Pound Ridge, N.Y., home. Plans for a larger-scale public memorial are due to be announced next week, a family spokesman tells Reuters.
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