Christopher Reeve's Daughter Gives Birth To Baby Boy And Names Him After Her Dad….

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  1. teehee

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    Christopher Reeve’s daughter Alexandra gives birth to baby boy and names him after her late Superman father

    Christopher Reeve's daughter Alexandra Reeve Givens, 31, and her husband Garren Givens, 33, welcomed their first child together on June 13.

    And the daughter of the late Superman star named her baby boy after the icon, calling him Christopher Russel Reeve Givens.

    A rep for Alexandra first shared the news with People, explaining, of the newborn: 'He was named after his grandfathers on each side, two very important role models for Garren and Alexandra.'


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    Keeping his memory alive: Alexandra Reeve Givens welcomed a son on June 13, and named him after her late father - and Superman star - Christopher Reeve (pictured at an event for The Christopher & Dana Reeve foundation in November)

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    Doting daughter: Alexandra - pictured with her late father and his wife Dana:boohoo: in 1999 - paid homage to the star, naming her newborn son with husband Garren Givens Christopher Russel Reeve Givens

    The family's latest addition was born on June 13 in Washington, D.C., and the little bundle of joy weighed in at 8 lbs, 3 oz.

    'The entire family is thriving during their first few weeks home,' a representative added, of the now family of three.

    Alexandra's late father Christopher - who passed away on October 10, 2004 after suffering a cardiac arrest - had shot to fame as Superman, a role he played on four occasions before hanging up his cape in 1987.

    He became a staunch advocate of stem cell research into spinal injuries after falling from thoroughbred Buck – the horse he bought while filming 1994 movie Village of the Damned – shattering his first and second vertebrae.

    His dedicated activism led to the development of the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, through which The Big Idea has been launched.

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    Superhero: Christopher , a staunch advocate of stem cell research into spinal injuries and creator of the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, was known for his portrayal of Superman in four motion pictures ranging from 1978-1987 - he passed away in 2004
     
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    sz1122 Well-Known Member

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    Your making this a feel good Friday for sure
     
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    Ain't nothing but nice about this story. Good luck to the little kid.
     
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    One of the most heartbreaking stories is Of Poor Dana Reeve. She was such a great woman. She stood by him..Was on Stern show and had a great sense of humor..She was diagnosed with lung cancer after August 2005…she had NEVER smoked. Died less then a year later at age 44…So sad...
     
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    Sounds nice and all, just now teach him to ride horses without jumping them! ;)
     
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    1. I am still sad about Dana and Christopher Reeve
    2. I am however thankful they didn't go with "Garren Givens Jr." for the name
     
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    She named the baby Superman? :what:
     
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    They both got a raw deal out of life, but handled it with dignity and humor. Their daughter seems like a class act as well.
     
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    Wow, she's the spitting image of her dad.

    This just reminded me how sad I was about all this. :(

    I wish her and her family the best.
     
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    JRoyle411 I want to live in a hamburger bun.

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    I remember how hard I wished that this commercial would come true. R.I.P.

     
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    After that horse accident ...Reeve never seemed "stable"...
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    I wonder if any of Howard will have any grandchildren named after him........"Wigward" might be a nice tribute.
     
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    :omg:
    I've NEVER seen that before....

    I'm not sure how I feel about it. It sort of just creeped me out. :oops:
     
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    JRoyle411 I want to live in a hamburger bun.

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    It is rather unsettling in some respects. I remember there was quite the controversy about it when it came out.
     
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    Wow, I have no idea how I missed it. Although, the tag says it was a SuperBowl commercial, so that probably has a lot to do with it. :rolleye:
     
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    On a side note, I practically laughed out loud when I saw the Asian woman in the commercial. She is now on a sit-com on ABC, called Fresh Off the Boat. It's actually pretty hilarious.
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    JRoyle411 I want to live in a hamburger bun.

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    I've never even heard of it. I don't watch a lot of network tv anymore. I stick to movie channels, sports, and netflix.
     
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    :tears:
     
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    I feel slow, but I don't get what I'm... supposed to get out of that commercial?

    It's a weird commencial.
     
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    JRoyle411 I want to live in a hamburger bun.

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    Very true....I never quite understood it myself.