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Make-A-Wish Releases "Official" Photos of Miles' Wish to Be BatKid
Date:11/15/2013

San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 15, 2013

5-year-old Miles celebrated the end of his battle with leukemia today, and over 13,000 San Franciscans joined him. Make-A-Wish made it happen by granting his wish to be Batman, and the young caped crusader battled the Riddler, rescued a damsel in distress, and freed beloved San Francisco Giants mascot, Lou Seal, from the Penguin. Link to photos and captions below.

LINK TO PHOTOS:
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/734f5lazj6c4br9/eJKh2L-J06

(Photo credit: Make-A-Wish/PaulSakuma.com)
Photos approved for editorial, non-promotional use.

For national media inquiries, contact Josh deBerge at jdeberge(at)wish(dot)org or 602-451-4636.

MILES 1
Five-year-old Miles Scott, from northern California is dressed in a Batman costume runs with Eric Johnston, dressed as Batman in front of City Hall in San Francisco, Friday, November 15, 2013. Miles, whose wish was to be Batman embarked on a series of crime-solving adventures when San Francisco became “Gotham City” as part of a Make-A-Wish event. He recently won his battle against leukemia and is now in remission. (Photo: Make-A-Wish/PaulSakuma.com)

MILES 2
Five-years-old Miles, from northern California, is dressed in a Batman costume with Eric Johnston, dressed as Batman in San Francisco, Friday, November 15, 2013. Miles, whose wish was to be Batman embarked on a series of crime-solving adventures when San Francisco became “Gotham City” as part of a Make-A-Wish event. He recently won his battle against leukemia and is now in remission. (Photo: Make-A-Wish/PaulSakuma.com)

MILES 3
Five-years-old Miles, from northern California, is dressed in a Batman costume as he raises his arms during a rally in front of City Hall San Francisco, Friday, November 15, 2013. Miles, whose wish was to be Batman embarked on a series of crime-solving adventures when San Francisco became “Gotham City” as part of a Make-A-Wish event. He recently won his battle against leukemia and is now in remission. (Photo: Make-A-Wish/PaulSakuma.com)

MILES 4
Five-years-old Miles, from Tulelake, Calif., is dressed in a Batman costume with Eric Johnston, dressed in a Batman outfit, after receiving a made up newspaper in front of City Hall in San Francisco, Friday, November 15, 2013. Miles, whose wish was to be Batman embarked on a series of crime-solving adventures when San Francisco became “Gotham City” as part of a Make-A-Wish event. He recently won his battle against leukemia and is now in remission. (Photo: Make-A-Wish/PaulSakuma.com)

MILES 5
A woman holds a sign as she wears a Batman mask in a huge crowd as five-years-old Miles Scott, from northern California., who dressed in a Batman costume leaves City Hall in San Francisco, Friday, November 15, 2013. Miles, whose wish was to be Batman, embarked on a series of crime-solving adventures when San Francisco became “Gotham City” as part of a Make-A-Wish event. He recently won his battle against leukemia and is now in remission. (Photo: Make-A-Wish/PaulSakuma.com)

MILES 6
Five-year-old Miles Scott, from northern California, aka Batkid with Eric Johnston, dressed as Batman inside a bank vault as the Riddler is locked up in San Francisco, Friday, November 15, 2013. Miles, whose wish was to be Batman embarked on a series of crime-solving adventures when San Francisco became “Gotham City” as part of a Make-A-Wish event. He recently won his battle against leukemia and is now in remission. (Photo: Make-A-Wish/PaulSakuma.com)

To learn more about Make-A-Wish, visit wish.org.

About Make-A-Wish®
Make-A-Wish® grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. According to a 2011 U.S. study of wish impact, most health professionals surveyed believe a wish-come-true can have positive impacts on the health of children. Kids say wishes give them renewed strength to fight their illnesses, and their parents say these experiences help strengthen the entire family. Based in Phoenix, Make-A-Wish is one of the world’s leading children’s charities, serving children in every community in the United States and its territories. With the help of generous donors and more than 25,000 volunteers, Make-A-Wish grants a wish somewhere in the country every 38 minutes. It has granted more than 240,000 wishes since its inception in 1980; nearly 14,000 in 2013 alone. Visit Make-A-Wish at wish.org to learn more.

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