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The Sciences

Green Lantern inspires a kid at Comic Con

Bad AstronomyBy Phil PlaitJuly 28, 2010 1:00 AM


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I was a big Green Lantern fan when I was a kid. It may have been my favorite comic book, and I used to sneak into my brother's room and read every issue he got. I'm a grownup now, more or less, but sometimes those comic book heroes still get to me. At Comic Con last week, this wonderful thing happened when a young lad asked Ryan Reynolds -- who will play Hal Jordan in the upcoming movie - about the Green Lantern oath: I still know that oath by memory. And you know what? In general, it's a pretty good motto for life, too.

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