I hope before too long to be sharing news of my good health and recovery.
"Dana Reeve" (born "Morosini") (March 17, 1961 – March 6, 2006) was an American actress, singer, and activist for disability causes. She was the wife of actor Christopher Reeve.More Dana Reeve on Wikipedia.
I'm here today to honor my husband and proudly introduce my friend -- the next president of the United States, John Kerry.
I look to him as the ultimate example of defying the odds.
And then he said, 'I think I can make that happen on my own,' and he did. He literally commanded his finger to move, and it did.
I hope before too long to be sharing news of my good health and recovery, ... Now, more than ever, I feel Chris with me as I face this challenge. As always, I look to him as the ultimate example of defying the odds with strength, courage, and hope in the face of life's adversities.
Your emotional state has a tremendous amount to do with sickness, health and well-being. For years, my husband and I lived on -- and because of -- hope. Hope continues to give me the mental strength to carry on.
We were having a conversation at our home, and every time he said something where one might gesture, use a hand gesture, his finger was popping up, and we both started to notice it.
I've been grieving privately the past week and a half. My inclination would be, frankly, to remain private for a good long while. But I came here today in support of John Kerry because this is so important.
We have become accustomed to living our life with joy amidst pain and challenges.