I bet you he took those by force and there was nothing they could do to stop him.
The many emotions of Superman, courtesy of Curt Swan
From the new Smallville comic.
At 34, Tom Welling looks young for his age, but by the time the series finished he had matured and looked like a man not a kid. If the comic book version looks this young, I'm surprised everyone in Metropolis isn't calling him SuperBOY.
Superman:"I'm a newspaperman; I'll take a vacation when I die."