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Christopher Reeve Foundation

CHRISTOPHER REEVE IS a name that most everyone immediately recognizes as synonymous with saving lives, usually as an actor on the big screen. However, in 1995, this “superman” changed roles, going from a self—sufficient man to a quadriplegic. He and his wife Dana sought out the help of the American Paralysis Foundation; later, this organization merged with the couple's efforts, adopted their names and funding, and became known as the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation.

This organization has since helped thousands of paralyzed individuals around the world improve their quality of life, as well as supporting hundreds of scientists in their research efforts regarding spinal cord injuries. The organization's mission reads:

The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation is dedicated to curing spinal cord injury by funding innovative ...
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