Move over, Clark Kent. All over New England, mild-mannered citizens are suiting up and doing their part to play the hero.
By Tea Krulos from the Boston Phoenix

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Written by Janice Christensen Tuesday, 08 December 2009 by Tea Krulos, Photos by Paul Kjelland The Watchman is a “real life superhero,” one of a growing movement of people who adopt costumed comic book-style personas. These people do charity events …

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CARBONDALE – Community activist and talk radio host, Treesong, has launched a new effort to support local community groups by adopting a superhero identity. As Carbondale’s “Real Life Superhero,” Treesong will help environmental, social justice and community service groups with …

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These superheroes live in our neighborhoods, patrol our streets and help our needy. They live normal lives and hold normal jobs. The superpower they hold is caring. These heroes have taken upon themselves the daunting job of helping others. Their super-caring has led them to a life where action is preferable to inaction…where lending a helping hand is necessary…where love and justice are not just words, but a way of life.

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MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin – Move over, Spiderman!  Here comes “the Watchman.” He’s a real-life super-hero, keeping his eyes on Milwaukee. “The Watchman” looks out for people who could be getting themselves in trouble — who mistakenly walk into a dark alley …

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By Kari Luu, Staff Writer To some, he’s just a man skulking through the night for an overdue Halloween party; but to others, he’s a symbol, a crusader and a giver. His identity is a secret. His weaknesses are on …

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By Joel Warner in Follow That Story The Wall Creeper. ​It’s been a while since we’ve heard from the Wall Creeper, Denver’s very own, real-life superhero. Recently, however, the crime fighter sent me a manifesto out of the blue. Maybe …

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Message from Razorhawk: A friend of mine, whom some members of the GLHG know as well, asked me to participate in a great charity event for Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. It is the Briggs & Al’s Run & Walk for …

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Friday October 9, 2009 Apparently “Superheroes” are not just for the movies or comic books anymore. Motivated by difficult economic times, high crime and homelessness, a new movement of real life “Superheroes” has sprung up across the country. Real life …

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By Ariella Cohen It was a warmish spring night and Dark Guardian had on his trademark chest-hugging motorcycle armor and bulletproof vest. His face shining under the streetlamps, the 24-year-old strode purposefully across Manhattan’s Washington Square Park. When he reached …

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