Every single day we see what Islam contributes to the world. Nothing. Nothing but violence, venom, cruelty, and evil from the moment they open their eyes until the moment they go to bed.
And then we have the other side of the world. A whole city along with police, the mayor, the press and even the president steps up to make the wishes come true for one little boy.
Little Miles Scott is 5 years old. He suffers from leukemia. His life’s wish was to be BatKid and meet the Batman, save a damsel in distress and purge Gotham city from evil criminals. All made real with the participation of the city of San Francisco and the Make A Wish foundation.
His heroic feats even got headlines in the San Francisco Chronicle with his own newspaper: Gotham City Chronicle: “City honors Batkid after day of super-feats“.
Here he comes, saving Gotham from bank robbers, the riddle, ladies in distress:
San Francisco turns into Gotham City for Batkid
Miles is a 5-year-old with leukemia who has always wanted to be Batkid. Thousands of volunteers, TV crews, and even President Obama teamed up with San Francisco’s Make-A-Wish foundation to make the child’s dream come true.
By Carol Kuruvilla / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
Published: Friday, November 15, 2013, 1:59 PM
Fighting crime before dinnertime is all in a day’s work for this tiny superhero.
Batkid to the rescue!
San Franciscans turned out en masse on Friday to cheer on Miles Scott, a 5-year-old cancer patient who has always wanted to be a superhero.
Gary Reyes/Bay Area News Group/AP@ The 5-year-old rescues a damsel in distress in San Francisco.
Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area: The city of San Francisco is going Gotham today to make a 5-year-old boy with leukemia’s ‘make a wish’ come true, giving him the chance to be Batkid for a day.
The kindergartener from Tulelake, Calif. has plenty of experience battling villains—he’s been fighting leukemia since he was 18 months old. He wrapped up his treatment in June and is in remission now.
While he was struggling with the illness, Miles became fascinated with superheroes. They were crimefighters and saviors. And they always won in the end.
“Miles has always been a fighter,” his dad Nick Scott said. “He fought through cancer and he beat that. I think it goes hand in hand that he’s a fan of Batman and superheroes, as well.”
When San Francisco’s Make-A-Wish Foundation asked Miles what he wanted more than anything in the world, the little guy said, “I wish to be Batkid.”
Jeff Chiu/AP: Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, second from left, exits the Batmobile with Batman to save a damsel in distress in San Francisco.
Jeff Chiu/AP: Batman and Batkid carefully deliberate their battle plan.
His wish came true today as San Francisco turned into Gotham City just for Miles.
An estimated 12,000 Gotham City residents had Batkid’s back as he rushed to save their city. Police closed down major roads and his fans crowded the streets. President Obama tweeted out his support from the White House and later sent out a congratulatory Vine.
The day began with a breaking news story. San Francisco’s Police Chief Greg Suhr appeared on TV asking if anyone in town knows the whereabouts of Batkid. Suhr desperately needed Batkid’s help to save the city from the evil supervillains Riddler and Penguin.
Miles, disguised as Batkid from head to toe, joined an adult-sized Batman and his baby brother as Robin as they hopped into two waiting Lamborghinis, aka Batmobiles.
ABC News: Police Chief Greg Suhr is calling on Batkid to help save his city.
At least 500 people looked on as Batkid rescued a damsel-in-distress from the HydeStreet cable-car tracks in Nob Hill. She was dressed in thigh-high black boots and her hands were bound behind her back.
Batkid had to disable a plastic replica bomb to free the woman. It was a tricky job, but he managed to do it just before a cable car came crashing into the scene. The crowd went wild.
Gary Reyes/AP: Batkid surveys his city from a Lamborghini “Batmobile” as he and Batman get ready to stop a bank robbery in San Francisco.
Next, he stopped the Riddler from robbing a downtown vault. San Francisco police hauled the crook off in handcuffs and threw him into a paddy wagon.
Ramin Talaie/Getty Images: San Francisco police officers arrest the Riddler with the help of 5-year-old leukemia survivor Miles, also known as BatKid.
Even superheroes can’t fight crime on an empty stomach, so Batkid refueled with his parents at San Francisco’s Burger Bar. His meal of choice was a hamburger and fries.
After lunch, San Francisco’s Police Chief asked Batkid to look outside the window. Hundreds of volunteer Gotham City residents were jumping up and down, pleading for Batkid’s help.
Trouble was brewing. And this time, it was that slimey Penguin.
Jeff Chiu/AP: Daniel Fry holds up his daughter Kayla, 5, as they wait for Batkid’s to appear.
The ruthless criminal kidnapped San Francisco Giants’ mascot Lou Seal. Lou’s hands were tied together as Penguin drove off toward AT&T Park, Batkid close on their heels.
At the park, the superhero found Lou tied up in a cage. He untied Lou’s hands while the adult Batman chased down Penguin. The villain begged for mercy, but another San Francisco cop hauled him away to face justice. The Chief of Police appeared on the Jumbotron to give Batkid a big “thank you” from the city.
At the end of the day, Batkid will stop at City Hall where Mayor Ed Lee will hand him a key to the city.
The San Francisco Chronicle, KGO-TV and thousands of volunteers were participating in the event.
The Chronicle distributed special-edition newspapers with the headline, “Batkid Saves City,” in Union Square.
The Justice Department also got in on the action, releasing an indictiment of the Riddler and Penguin. United States Attorney Melinda Haag and FBI agent David Johnson accused the villains of “performing all kinds of mayhem in Gotham, San Francisco, and parts unknown for an indefinite period of time.” Upon conviction, the fiends will be thrown in the slammer for 24 years. The criminals are invited to appeal, but the justice department doesn’t think it will do them much good.
“Because even if you get out of jail someday, you will never succeed in your criminal actions as long as Miles, aka ‘Batman,’ aka ‘Batkid’ is looking out for the citizens of Gotham,” the indictment reads.
Miles’ family followed him while he scrambled around town. Mom Natalie Scott said that the day was a dream come true for her, as well.
“This wish has meant closure for our family and an end to over three years of putting toxic drugs in our son’s body” the mother said in a press release. “This wish has become kind of a family reunion and is our celebration of his treatment completion.”
And the real deal: