Why are we closer to being superheroes when we are young? Are we born as superheroes and our powers fade away? Every day, when I was young, when I was alone, walking down my street from the bus stop on the way home from school, I would jump into the air to see if on that day I would be able to fly. I don't do that anymore.

submitted by Jay Wheatley
Seattle, Washington USA
April 2000

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