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Superman, born in Cleveland

Jerry Siegel, a shy kid from Cleveland who with his friend Joe Shuster created Superman. The superhero debuted in 1938. Jerry Siegel, a shy kid from Cleveland who with his friend Joe Shuster created Superman. The superhero debuted in 1938. (''Boys of Steel''/Ross MacDonald)
By Liz Rosenberg
September 21, 2008

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