There is a growing number of people serving their community. They dress and act like superheroes even though they don’t have any superpowers, they have one advantage over their comic-book idols, they are real! These low-profile but visually arresting altruists …

Real-Life Superheroes – out of the comics onto the streets Read more »

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By Jake Clapp Entertainment writer Deep in the heart of New Orleans, a being lurks — part man, part ghost. It waits to overcome evil and save its home from the predators that would do the city wrong. He is …

New Orleans resident inspires citizens Read more »

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BY Simone Weichselbaum DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER Spiderman has his web and Superman has X-ray vision, but New York‘s real life superheroes just have some sandwiches – and a whole lotta heart. Costumed street watchers “Life,” “Dark Guardian” and a …

Real-life super heroes prowl New York streets helping the homeless Read more »

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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 …

Public Service With a Side of Spandex Read more »

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