Never Fear, BatKid is Here!
San Francisco and Make-A-Wish made Miles Scott's dream come true
A day after 5-year-old Miles Scott found out his leukemia was in remission, the Bay Area's Make-A-Wish Foundation granted his request to be Batman. Not only that, but they called on the help of San Francisco (and 12,000 volunteers) to create the perfect setting for a superhero of Scott's caliber.
Dressed in his suit, Scott took to the mean streets, saving a damsel in distress strapped to a bomb, stopping the Riddler from robbing a bank, and saving SF Giants mascot from the terrifying Penguin.
Even the U.S. Attorney's office and President Obama were grateful for BatKid's heroism.
The foundation described Scott as "a sunny, positive little boy" who "finds his inspiration in super heroes." After his efforts (and a hearty lunch with his assistant, a taller Batlike fella, Scott received a key to the city.