Five-Year-Old Leukemia Patient Becomes 'BatKid'

A five year old boy with Leukemia was given a wish by Make-a-Wish foundation. Miles said he wanted to be “batkid” and save the city from villains. Somehow, in a story that feels like a Spielberg movie come to life, more than 11,000 people became part of making his wish come true. Here’s how Batkid’s day went:

Here’s Batkid in action:

Of course you can’t be Batkid without an awesome batmobile. He had that covered:

He saved a woman tied to the streetcar tracks:

And got a big hug for a job well done.

Batkid stopped the Riddler from robbing a bank:

He also rescued the Giants mascot from the Penguin. You’re so busted, Penguin:

Batkid even kept a souvenir:

At the end of the day, the good citizens of Gotham wanted to thank him:

He was given the key to the city for excellence in crime fighting:

So, thanks to Batkid, the city is safe.

More on Miles’ story here.


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