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    Batkid Saves San Fransisco

    Feel good story of the week.

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worl...come-true.html



    Batkid saves San Francisco as charity makes sick boy wish come true

    Thousands of people in San Francisco turn out to help a five-year-old leukaemia patient Miles Scott fulfil his wish to be Batman for a day

    11:57AM GMT 16 Nov 2013


    Miles Scott thought he was in San Francisco only to get a Batman costume so he could dress like his favourite superhero.


    Instead, he saw a broadcast in the morning with Police Chief Greg Suhr calling for his help.


    Miles took off from Union Square on Friday morning in a Batmobile, which was escorted by Police and closed off roads as the boy, accompanied by an adult Batman impersonator, sped away to save a woman in distress on a cable car track.


    A crowd roared as Batman and Batkid rescued the woman, disabled a plastic replica bomb and moved on to their next adventure. The crowds grew after each one, chanting "Bat kid, bat kid".


    President Barack Obama even sent Batkid a video message in which he said "Way to go, Miles! Way to save Gotham!"

    A grateful mayor Ed Lee gave the boy a key to the city after the villains were caught and the San Francisco Chronicle planned to distribute special edition newspapers with the headline Batkid Saves City.

    Miles was diagnosed with leukaemia when he was 18 months old, ended treatments in June and is in remission.

    The boy's father, Nick Scott, thanked the estimated seven-thousand people who made his son's wish come true. Make-A-Wish has fulfilled similar wishes across the US.

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    awesome

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    If only our real government worked as well. Wonder how our President got time off from his golf game to extend wishes.

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    That is a great story. Really special the way the whole town came together like that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bonhomme Richard View Post
    That is a great story. Really special the way the whole town came together like that.
    I didn't know! I was brushing my teeth in the bathroom and they said "Bad kids are running around the cable car tracks" or something.

    You would have gone back to bed, as well.

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    There is only one bat boy.


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    That is great. We should organize something like this. Who has a wish in the hampur?

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    Quote Originally Posted by thebigragu View Post
    That is great. We should organize something like this. Who has a wish in the hampur?
    Stokes missed out on the bat kid idea.

    Maybe we could get southside a hooker.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thebigragu View Post
    That is great. We should organize something like this. Who has a wish in the hampur?
    Maybe if we get enough of us on the MetLife field, Geno can hit one of us for a completion.

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    teared up...but the thing is all these people taking pictures instead of just enjoying the moment...

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    Quote Originally Posted by WestCoastOffensive View Post
    I didn't know! I was brushing my teeth in the bathroom and they said "Bad kids are running around the cable car tracks" or something.

    You would have gone back to bed, as well.
    Something called a "bat kid" in San Fransicko? I wouldn't have left the safety of my bed in the first place.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thebigragu View Post
    That is great. We should organize something like this. Who has a wish in the hampur?
    Mine's already come true.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by crossfire View Post
    Stokes missed out on the bat kid idea.

    Maybe we could get southside a hooker.
    LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by jetswin View Post
    awesome

    Back to work, you two.

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    Wait. This kids isn't even dying. WTF.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FF2 View Post
    Wait. This kids isn't even dying. WTF.
    He seems a Bat perplexed by the attention there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WestCoastOffensive View Post
    I didn't know! I was brushing my teeth in the bathroom and they said "Bad kids are running around the cable car tracks" or something.

    You would have gone back to bed, as well.

    Lol!

    Trying telling this kid no to anything now.

    "I must save the indigenous aborigine hold-outs in the Australian Outback. Saddle up!"

    "Er. Have you see the airfare? And we dont have passports."

    "Make it so! Before...you know."

    "Awe crap. "

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    Quote Originally Posted by 32green View Post
    Lol!

    Trying telling this kid no to anything now.

    "I must save the indigenous aborigine hold-outs in the Australian Outback. Saddle up!"

    "Er. Have you see the airfare? And we dont have passports."

    "Make it so! Before...you know."

    "Awe crap. "

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    That's an easy one. Drive him around until he falls asleep, and then wake him up in the parking lot of this place:


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    Quote Originally Posted by crossfire View Post
    Stokes missed out on the bat kid idea.

    Maybe we could get southside a hooker.
    Gonna have to be one high desperate hooker. But i think i can pull it off

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    Quote Originally Posted by FF2 View Post
    Wait. This kids isn't even dying. WTF.
    For real. The kid in the room next to him changed his wish from ice cream to strippers after hearing about the batman gig.

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