Christopher Reeve's life was cut short due to tragedy, but his legacy is living on with his son Will.
Will was just 12 years old when his famous father passed away in 2004, but their bond still remains strong. Tragedy struck once again when his mother, Dana, passed just 17 months after that. Will was raised by local family friends in Bedford, New York, but he held his family close to his heart.
"Everything I do, I try to honor my parents' legacy," Reeve says. "I want to keep their names alive."
Christopher Reeve became a disabled-rights activist after he was paralyzed in 1995, when Will was just 3 years old. Over the next 10 years, he and his wife Dana would raise millions of dollars, mostly invested in steam-cell research.
Now, Will Reeve is doing his part to keep the family legacy alive.
Continue reading to see what he looks like today!