Here is a faith in humanity restoring story that will warm all hearts. Yesterday, in San Francisco, the Make-a-Wish Foundation coordinated an extraordinary effort to fulfill the dreams of a 5-year-old boy with leukemia. Giving the boy, who loves Batman, the opportunity to swing into superhero action with the help of thousands of volunteers.
Miles Scott, who is in remission after a four-year battle with leukemia, told the Make-A-Wish Foundation that he wanted to be Batkid. They promised to make it come true, and boy, did they deliver!
More than 10,000 people RSVP’d online to play a role in Miles’ wish including San Francisco’s mayor and chief of police.
Hundreds of people lined the streets and cheered as he emerged from the Batmobile -a black Lamborghini with Batman Decals driven by an adult Batman – before freeing a damsel who had been tied to cable car tracks.
As she embraced him in thanks, he got a call that the Riddler was trying to rob a vault downtown, so headed to the Financial District and promptly stopped the thief in his tracks.
After battling his enemy, he headed to Burger Bar to refuel. While at Burger Bar, he received get a call on his batphone to go to the window where he saw a huge group of volunteers screaming for Batman’s help – because the Penguin was kidnapping a famous Gotham City mascot – Lou Seal (the mascot of the San Francisco Giants).
Batman and Batkid raced to AT&T park to apprehend the villain and freed the beloved mascot.
After catching the Penguin, Batkid made his final stop at City Hall, where the Mayor and the Police Chief of Gotham City thanked him and gave him the key to the city.
Even President Obama tweeted a special “Way to Go!” message for Miles.
“The FBI and the San Francisco Police Department are good, but if it wasn’t for Batkid, I guarantee you that these two villains would still be at-large on the streets of Gotham today… Citizens of this great city are not only safer tonight because of Batkid.” – FBI Special Agent in Charge David J. Johnson in the press release.
The Scott family are incredibly grateful and will not soon forget how an entire city, some would even say country, came together to fulfill the wish of their adorable little boy.
“This wish has meant closure for our family and an end to over three years of putting toxic drugs in our son’s body. This wish has become kind of a family reunion and is our celebration of his treatment completion.” – Natalie Scott, Miles’ mom.
Article written by our very own giiggleZz
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