How cancer survivor 'Batkid' battled crime

UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2013 06:56 PM IST 8 Photos
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Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, with his parents Natalie and Nick at a ceremony. Miles was diagnosed with luekaemia when he was 18-month-old. His cancer is in remission now.

Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, with his parents Natalie and Nick at a ceremony. Miles was diagnosed with luekaemia when he was 18-month-old. His cancer is in remission now.

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This image released by the San Francisco Chronicle shows a front page of the Gotham City Chronicle to honour Miles Scott. First Lady Michelle Obama said on her Twitter feed: "Thanks for catching all those bad guys #SFBatKid!”

This image released by the San Francisco Chronicle shows a front page of the Gotham City Chronicle to honour Miles Scott. First Lady Michelle Obama said on her Twitter feed: "Thanks for catching all those bad guys #SFBatKid!”

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Miles Scott gets a hug from a damsel in distress whom he rescued. US Attorney Melinda Haag later thanked Batkid for catching the Riddler and the Penguin.

Miles Scott gets a hug from a damsel in distress whom he rescued. US Attorney Melinda Haag later thanked Batkid for catching the Riddler and the Penguin.

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The Penguin holds the San Francisco Giants mascot Lou Seal captive as they wait for the arrival of Batkid. Miles lives in Tulelake in northern California.

The Penguin holds the San Francisco Giants mascot Lou Seal captive as they wait for the arrival of Batkid. Miles lives in Tulelake in northern California.

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The Batkid whizzed around the city in a black Lamborghini with a Batman decal. He was called into service by San Francisco police chief Greg Suhr on Friday to help fight crime.

The Batkid whizzed around the city in a black Lamborghini with a Batman decal. He was called into service by San Francisco police chief Greg Suhr on Friday to help fight crime.

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Batkid saved the San Francisco Giants mascot from the Penguin's clutches. President Barack Obama sent him a video message saying, “Way to go Miles”.

Batkid saved the San Francisco Giants mascot from the Penguin's clutches. President Barack Obama sent him a video message saying, “Way to go Miles”.

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The cancer survivor was treated to various super hero scenarios including getting the Riddler and the Penguin arrested. Miles was followed by thousands as he went around fighting crime.

The cancer survivor was treated to various super hero scenarios including getting the Riddler and the Penguin arrested. Miles was followed by thousands as he went around fighting crime.

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Make-a-Wish Foundation fulfilled five-year-old leukaemia survivor Miles Scott’s wish to play Batkid. San Francisco turned into Gotham City for a day. Miles also got a key to the city declaring him ‘junior mayor’ from mayor Ed Lee.

Make-a-Wish Foundation fulfilled five-year-old leukaemia survivor Miles Scott’s wish to play Batkid. San Francisco turned into Gotham City for a day. Miles also got a key to the city declaring him ‘junior mayor’ from mayor Ed Lee.

UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2013 06:56 PM IST
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