“Live as one of them, Kal-El, and discover where your strengths and power are needed. And always hold in your heart the pride of your special heritage. They can be a great people, if they wish to be. They only lack the light to show the way...”
Forty years ago, these words from Superman gave such special meaning to a 13-year-old nerdy kid (from Compton, no less) who was still in search of meaning, purpose, and a father figure. Like many kids my age, I had vivid dreams of what I wanted to be: astronaut, firefighter, and Air Force pilot come to mind.
My greatest ambition,...Read More
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