San Francisco Turns Into Gotham City So 5-Year-Old Cancer Patient Can Be Batkid

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Make A Wish
Miles, a pro super hero
No BART delay or Muni runaway train is going to ruin tomorrow in San Francisco. The entire city will be transformed into Gotham City for 5-year-old Miles, a leukemia patient whose one wish was to be a crime-fighting super hero -- specifically Batkid.

So the amazing folks over at the Make-A-Wish Foundation are making this wish come true tomorrow. The police chief, Mayor Ed Lee, and the SFMTA, to name a few, will be calling upon "Batkid" to help a troubled San Francisco.

Batkid is going to be really busy tomorrow, and here's why:

  • At about 10 a.m., Miles will depart the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Union Square in his batmobile after answering the Chief of Police's call for help. He'll exit the building through loading dock area located between Williams-Sonoma and the former Levi's store on Post Street between Powell and Stockton streets.

  • He'll head to Hyde and Green streets where a Damsel in distress is rescued from the Hyde Street cable car line on the 1900 block of Hyde, between Green and Union streets

  • At 10:15 batkid's services will be needed down on Montgomery Street where a bank robbery will be taking place. Batman and Batkid will arrest the Riddler, who is in the middle of robbing a vault at the bank on 500 Montgomery St. The Riddler is carted off in an SFPD paddy wagon, thanks to Batkid's efforts.

  • At 11:15 a.m., Batkid will finally get a chance to refuel at Burger Bar. But while eating, Batkid will be alerted by a flashmob that Lou Seal has been kidnapped by the Penguin.

Next stop: AT&T Park

  • Batman and Batkid chase the Penguin around the Promenade level of AT&T park, going through the cable car, down the Coke bottle slide, and ending up near the miniature ball park. Lou Seal is tied up there, and our little hero will rescue him. They go down to the field to watch a message on the Jumbotron from the Chief of Police, inviting them to City Hall where the mayor is waiting to give them the key to the city.

  • Batkid makes his way to City Hall to meet Mayor Ed Lee and get the key to the city for all his hard work in keeping San Francisco safe.

"This wish has meant closure for our family and an end to over three years of putting toxic drugs in our son's body" says Miles' mom, Natalie. "This wish has become kind of a family reunion and is our celebration of his treatment completion."

You can head over to any of these locations and cheer Miles on, or watch Batkid in action via Twitter or Instagram at #SFBatKid and @SFWish or @PenguinSF.

It's going to be a big day for Miles -- and San Francisco.




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26 comments
waltkovacs
waltkovacs

batkid's mom said it best

today was a wonderful day...

now, lets focus the research monies on ending the torture of kids with cancer

you dont give children adult aspirin....and you dont treat childhood cancer with adult treatments...that kill and mutate cells in growing children





Adam Kowarsh
Adam Kowarsh

Hi, people who don't like Leukemia! I have one approach which may interest you. I have studied cannabis and culture and pharmaceuticals a very long time. There are several cannabis compounds which work together in different harmonies with the human body to heal or give relief to symptoms. These include terpenes, terpelenes, cannabinoids, and because they are present metabolically, some metabolites of these compounds. Leukemia is a cancer. Apoptosis can only be so effective against cancer. Cannabis high in CBD is excellent for cancer treatment, but the other minor compounds are just as important. When cannabis was prohibited, the underground people made analogs of THC. Analogs should be made similarly of the other compounds, and added to organic cannabis medicine for treatments where efficacy tapers off. The pharmaceutical compounds can add the pinpoint accuracy of the organic approach so effective against pathologies, working symbiotically with the natural compounds as expressed in the flower and its trichomes. Some times, when treating children for Leukemia, one might see the stigma on cannabis, but there are alternatives to analog chemistry, such as Audio-somatic medicine [isochronic tones, naural, binaural, hemi-sync], RIFE with EM Fields [with and without ORMEs], RIFE with electronic stimulation of biology [with and without ORMEs], and cannabis compound(s)/metabolite(s) Analog compounds added to organic cannabis, can be excellent strategies for ending this pathology for good. I believe the best approach lies in using an analog of cannabis compounds mixed standardized into cannabis in its raw organic form, with a Binaural stimulation of 'ghost cannabinoids' to catalyze the medicine already in the patients system, so compounds which we understand the naural import of may be replicated using binaurals in tandem with Modern cannabis treatment for cancers as I have just described them.

Christine LeDoux
Christine LeDoux

Aww, it's today? I've been following it. X-San Franciscan now in the Austrian alps. Please do tell us how to watch live or recorded footage. Really excited about this. Well done S.F!!

Karen Nakamura
Karen Nakamura

Rosie, there will be snippets for sure. They had something like 10,000 volunteers. The whole city is into it and making a party out of it. I love San Francisco. I'll try to share what I get.

Linda Stark Litehiser
Linda Stark Litehiser

One of my neighbors works for the Make a Wish Foundation. She told me all about the details before we left. It is such a great event. We will miss it but hope to hear all about it when we get back.

Tina Word Bartlett
Tina Word Bartlett

Holy Whippin' Cool cakes, Batman! This is so heart warming, and FUN!

Desii Lu
Desii Lu

Omg this is such a great idea!!! sooo freaking sweet....

Sumi Allen
Sumi Allen

but still won't hide the lude bums to be child friendly or hold heavy doors open for little old ladies- or defend the CHinese Muni drivers or protect the kids on the muni going to Lowell from the thugs out of Oakland. Oh the irony of 'compassionism'.

Nancy Queenofsheba Endy
Nancy Queenofsheba Endy

Excellent!! BatBoy can start his crime fighting spree at City Hall...plenty of corruption and malfeasance for him to foil there.

vanityonpaper
vanityonpaper

@Sumi Allen Seriously???  I'm sure there are all kinds in support of this kid's fight.  I'm an educated woman living amongst the "thugs out of Oakland".  I have friends who went to Lowell who are worse off than half the neighborhood I live in.  This isn't the place for your judgements.


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