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Bat Kid: San Francisco transforms into Gotham to make 5-year-old's wish come true

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  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Do it for the Vine! Staff Member

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    AN FRANCISCO -- Trouble is brewing in Gotham City. The Riddler is on the loose. The Penguin is up to no good. A damsel is in distress.

    But never fear. Batkid is coming to the rescue.

    San Francisco will be transformed into Gotham on Friday as 5-year-old Miles, who has successfully battled leukemia, will get to save the day as the superhero Batkid. The event is the culmination of a youngster's fertile imagination, the efforts of the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the power of social media.

    About 12,000 people have signed up to help make the boy's fantasy of being a caped crusader come true, thanks to the feel-good story going viral on the Internet. They will cheer on the pint-size champion as he foils elaborately staged, nefarious plots and captures evildoers throughout San Francisco, uh, Gotham.

    Read the rest: http://www.mercurynews.com/nation-world/ci_24525045/san-francisco-transforms-into-gotham-make-5-year
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  2. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Do it for the Vine! Staff Member

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  4. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Do it for the Vine! Staff Member

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  6. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member

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    Amazing what we can do when we come together.

    Love it!
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  7. pjtoadie

    pjtoadie Cleveland's #1 Cowboys fan

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    I loved watching the Batkid story today! Crazy though my allergies were acting up during it ;)
  8. Shunpike

    Shunpike Active Member

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    Oh boy. I gotta admit I shed a few years as well.
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  9. Cowboy Brian

    Cowboy Brian Romo 2 Austin Zone Supporter

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    Amazing, fantastic. Good work SF.
  10. Pessimist_cowboy

    Pessimist_cowboy Well-Known Member

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    Anyone have video ?
  11. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Do it for the Vine! Staff Member

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  12. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Do it for the Vine! Staff Member

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    That's the SF Giants mascot. Batkid was supposed to save him. lol

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