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[Share]Published: May 13, 2014

Commissioner Cassano Inducted into Superman Hall of Heroes

Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano is inducted into the Superman Hall of Heroes.

Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano is inducted into the Superman Hall of Heroes.

Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano received a special honor on May 13, he was inducted into the Superman Hall of Heroes.

“For the FDNY to be included in this outstanding group is a privilege, and we’re very grateful for the honor,” Commissioner Cassano said during the ceremony in Times Square. “However, when you ask any FDNY member if he or she is a hero, they’ll tell you quite simply, they were just doing their job.”

Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano with the other inductees.

Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano with the other inductees.

Those receiving the honor included Paralympian medalist, Alana Nichols; actor and activist Christopher Reeve, accepted by his son, Matthew Reeve; celebrity chef and philanthropic community supporter, David Burke; marathoners and activists Dick and Rick Hoyt (Team Hoyt); baseball player and activist, Jackie Robinson, accepted by the CEO of the Jackie Robinson Foundation, Della Britton Baeza; National Teacher of the Year, Jeff Charbonneau; founder of Tiny Super Heroes, Robyn Rosenberger; Medal of Honor recipient, Sal Giunta; and professional basketball player and community activist, Shaquille O'Neal.

“Each of these heroes makes a difference,” Brad Globe, President of Warner Brothers Consumer Products, said. “This will be a lasting tribute to the impact they made.”

Learn more at supermanhallofheroes.com.

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