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Based on the DC Comics character, Superman's cousin, the 12-year-old Kara Zor-El, escaped the doomed planet Kryptonwith her parents' help at the same time as the infant Kal-El. Protected and raised on Earth by her foster family, Jeremiah and Eliza Danvers, Kara grew up in the shadow of her foster sister, Alex, and learned to conceal the phenomenal powers she shares with her famous cousin in order to keep her identity a secret. Years later, at 24, Kara lives in National City assisting media mogul and fierce taskmaster Cat Grant. She works alongside her friend and IT technician Winslow Schott and famous photographer James Olsen, who Grant just hired away from Metropolis's Daily Planet to serve as her new art director. However, Kara's days of keeping her talents a secret are over when Hank Henshaw, head of a super-secret agency where Kara's older sister, Alex Danvers, also works, enlists her to help them protect the citizens of National City from sinister threats. Though Kara will need to find a way to manage her newfound empowerment with her very human relationships, her heart soars as she takes to the skies as Supergirl to fight crime. In the series premiere episode, Kara decides to finally embrace her superhuman abilities and become the hero she was always meant to be.
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