Exclusive: What Christopher Reeve Taught Barbara Walters About Humor

Season 4 Episode 406
Aired on 06/28/2014 | CC tv-14
Legendary journalist Barbara Walters says one of the most moving interviews she ever conducted was with Christopher Reeve, the actor best known for his role as Superman, who was paralyzed in a horse-riding accident in 1995 and eventually became an advocate for spinal cord research. Christopher told Barbara that right after the accident, he had been in a dark place and had wanted to die. Watch as Barbara recounts Christopher's story of how an odd doctor who ordered him to turn over had him laughing—and wanting to live again.

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