Past News Reports - 2010
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- January 7, 2010: The Reeve Foundation was featured on the TLC show American Chopper. Paul Teutul Sr. and the crew from OCC have built a custom wheelchair-accessible motorcycle specifically to raise funds for the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation. A first of its kind, this trike bike allows someone living with paraplegia the opportunity to ride a motorcycle without having to transfer from their wheelchair.
- August 27, 2010: Hot Toys have unveiled a teaser for a new upcoming toy that just might interest readers of this site. For more news on this upcoming Christopher Reeve action figure as it comes to pass, stay tuned. In the meanwhile, check out the facebook page for Hot Toys for more information.
- September 13, 2010: Peter T. Wilderotter, President and CEO of the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation is asking fans to honor Christopher Reeve on what would have been his 58th birthday (September 25) by leaving a personal message with a monetary donation. Read the complete message and/or make a donation at the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation website.
- October 7, 2010: Christopher Plummer spoke with Zap2It.com about his strong ties to the film "Somewhere in Time", in which he co-starred with Christopher Reeve and Jane Seymour, and how he's never been able to attend the annual celebration of the film on Mackinac Island where it was filmed. "I always am busy, for some awful reason," he reflects, "but also, it's so far. I think it's the farthest place on Earth to reach, very difficult to get to. You practically have to go by dog sled, canoe, plane and train. It's endless. Once you're there, it's great. It's just the getting there."
- October 10, 2010: Today is the anniversary of the day Christopher Reeve passed away. In 2004 the world was shocked to learn that the former Man of Steel had died while in coma after going into Cardiac Arrest due to complications relating to his spinal cord injury. There's a wonderful audio interview with Christopher Reeve archived at CBC Digital Archives from 1982 where he talks about winning the role of the character and how playing Superman opened many doors for him in his career.
- November 21, 2010: Will Reeve, was only 13 when he was left an orphan after his parents, Dana and Christopher Reeve both passed away. Now 17, Will attended the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation's Gala in New York recently to pay tribute to his parents. Will was attending a charity gala in memory of his parents, along with his older half-sister, Alexandra, 25, and half-brother, Matthew, 29. 'To me, Mom and Dad were the people who forced me to eat broccoli and to turn the TV off to do my homework,' Reeve told an audience earlier this week. 'I never consciously viewed them as inspirations then, but their heroic efforts shaped who I am today and who I hope to become tomorrow.' Read the complete article at DailyMail.co.uk.
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