Samuel Asher Sommer

‘Superman Sam,’ Leukemia Patient Who Inspired Fundraisers, Dies At 8

12/15/2013 - 19:00

(JTA) — More than 1,000 mourners filled a Chicago-area synagogue on Monday to celebrate the life and lament the death of Samuel Asher Sommer, known as "Superman Sam," the son of two rabbis who died of refractory acute myeloid leukemia on Saturday, according to the Chicago Tribune.

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