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It's a bird! It's a plane! No it's...

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Since Brian was very small, his favorite childhood hero has always been Superman. I knew this pretty early on in our relationship.  And I knew what that was going to mean for our boys: they would also likely have a mutual love for this superhero:

Both of the boys *LOVE* Superman.


They run, jump, save people in distress...and sing the theme song by heart.


Oh, and Daddy often helps them fly.


They watch Superman twice a day, every day during Bennett's treatments.  (Too young for the 1970's movie version, both boys are thrilled to watch 1940's black and white version.)


 
Oliver received a handmade cape from our friend Bethany for his birthday.  But poor little Bennett was so sad he didn't have one too.  So, in my own homemade fashion, I found one of Brian's undershirts shirts, pinned it and voila!


 
I know that one day I will have to explain that, in addition to Santa and the Tooth Fairy, Superman is not real.  But, thankfully, I won't have to do that any time soon.  It is obvious that he is very real to their little Superman-loving hearts.

4 Responses to “It's a bird! It's a plane! No it's...”

  1. I saw the title of the post and the first picture of Bennett, and thought "no, it's a little Brian." Daddy must be so proud.

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  2. Love, love, love this!!! It reminds me of that photo from your wedding where Brian had the Superman shirt under his tux. It looks like the Superman love continues on!

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  3. So funny. I didn't even know Superman had a theme song. Don't tell your husband, he will think I'm crazy!

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