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Originally posted 08/12/2005 01:00PM
DANA'S FIGHT: Christopher Reeve's widow Dana Reeve announced on the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation Web site Tuesday that she has been diagnosed with lung cancer. "I have an excellent team of physicians, and we are optimistic about my prognosis," she said in a statement. "Now, more than ever, I feel Chris with me as I face this challenge." Reeve, 44, is a nonsmoker, foundation spokeswoman Maggie Goldberg told the Associated Press. She has a 13-year-old son, Will.
Originally posted 02/17/2005 08:00AM
Christopher Reeve's widow, Dana Reeve, appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show on Wednesday in her first TV interview for an hour-long tribute to her actor-activist husband, who died last October.
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 10/13/2004 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.
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