In the midst of one sad, tragic or harsh news story after another we all need to hear something good. You know, a feel good story that makes your heart burst with glee?
Here’s a story about compassion and the healing powers of community in action. It’s a story to share with family and friends. On Friday, the Make a Wish Foundation of the Greater Bay Area turned San Francisco into Gotham City and gave a little boy named Miles a fantasy of a his lifetime: A day as BatKid. The story speaks for itself (ABC, Sky 7 video). Over 10,000 people mobilized for this five-year-old in remission from leukemia.
The city got swept up with this event.
Before: Miles thought he was going to San Francisco to get a Batman costume with his parents.
During: Little did he know he was on an superhero adventure… stopping a bank robbery by the Riddler, a damsel in distress, a face off with the Penguin…
After: The city and nation became enthralled with the story of this little Cape Crusader and with the joy it gave — not only to one little boy but to many of us.
Follow the story in twitter: #sfbatkid
Just imagine what else we can do for the world.
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