HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (FOX 11) - The original Superman of Hollywood has returned to his post after almost a year.
Christopher Dennis has been making money taking photos with tourists on Hollywood Boulevard for 25 years. Last year he stopped after he was violently attacked, beaten and robbed.
Dennis says his attackers stole his only Superman suit and burned it. Shortly after the attack, Dennis turned to drugs and wound up homeless.
"I felt I was in a downward spiral and that I was going to die on the streets," said Dennis.
Recently after raising money on a crowd-funding website, Dennis checked himself into rehab.
"It feels amazing that people came and jumped to my aid," said Dennis.
On Monday, he returned to Hollywood in a new custom superhero suit and plans to document his journey back in a web-based show called "The Hollywood Superman."
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