By Delphine Schrank Washington Post Staff Writer Beltway traffic marooned the roast turkeys, but that didn’t stop a dynamic duo of world-saving, justice-championing, despair-fighting masked crusaders — one with red cape aflutter — from charging down the streets of the …

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 Stefanie Marsh It is with regret that “Geist”, a self-appointed “real-life superhero” is unable to accept your request for friendship. “If you don’t have a secret identity,” he writes, “for your own safety and protection, I’m afraid I’ll need to …

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By TRYMAINE LEE Correction Appended She calls herself Street Hero, says she is a former prostitute, knows martial arts and takes to the city’s underbelly to protect women who work the streets. Her uniform includes a black eye mask, a …

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Originally posted: http://www.sunnyrainshine.com/index.php?/words/zetaman–an-unknown-superhero/ By Simone Moving to Portland required some adjusting. Here baristas are respected like wine connoisseurs. Recycling is more serious than knowing the difference between plastic and glass. A tattoo can mean everything or nothing at all. Home …

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Scanned copy of National Enquirer article LOOK! Up in the sky! It′s a bird… it′s a plane… HOLD IT! You no longer have to crane your neck to spot Superman or Spider-Man. Dozens of real-life superheroes now spend their nights …

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John Soltes 2007/04/24 It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s people who call themselves real-life superheroes. They dress up, fight for justice and keep their identities secret. It started out as a normal night. That is, until the bad …

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Citizen Prime and Green Scorpion can’t stop bullets with their hands or see through walls. They don’t have archenemies, and they’re not crippled by Kryptonite. They do, however, don costumes and patrol the streets of Phoenix, looking for wrongs to …

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