Navigation Links
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.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/11/prweb11340958.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. 2013 Make-A-Wish Tuna Challenge ‘Reels’ in over $180,000 to benefit Make-A-Wish® San Diego
2. Data Facts Inc. CEO to Serve on Make-A-Wish Board of Trustees
3. AGA releases first independently developed ABIM-approved Practice Improvement Module in GI
4. Markle releases new resources for health information sharing implementation
5. ASCO releases studies from upcoming annual meeting
6. Boys Town Releases 5 Signs of Heat Stroke in Kids
7. MTSS-mba Membership Benefits Administration Software for Private and Taft-Hartley Employee Benefit Funds Releases New Pension Modules
8. Muscular Development Store Releases the Optimum Performance Workout for High Intensity Training
9. Premier global health journal, The Lancet, releases series on universal health coverage
10. Institute for Population Health Improvement releases buyers guide for health information exchange
11. CSHL Press releases new book on the biology of drug addiction
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/13/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... PurhealthRX ... CBD Oil utilizing Purzorb™ technology. Applying the Purzorb™process to full spectrum CBD oil will ... and providing a CBD form that can be easily incorporated into liquid products, while ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... The Visiting Nurse Association ... Featuring a collection of specialty vendors and unique items from across the nation, this ... health and wellness services offered by the VNA. The boutique will be open ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... VA (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... of DevOps and Agile Software Development, has been awarded a contract by the ... Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) aims to accelerate the enterprise use of Agile methodologies ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... , ... October 12, 2017 , ... Planet Fitness, one ... U.S., announced today its plans to open a flagship location in Covington, LA at ... former Rooms To Go store next to Office Depot in the Holiday Square shopping ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Information about the technology: , ... to enable prevention of a major side effect of chemotherapy in children. Cisplatin ... patients. For cisplatin, hearing loss is FDA listed on-label as a dose limiting ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/2/2017)... 2, 2017  Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: ... the third quarter of 2017 on Tuesday, October 24, ... that day with the investment community and media to ... conference call will begin at 9 a.m. Eastern time. ... live webcast of the conference call through a link ...
(Date:9/28/2017)... , Sept. 28, 2017 Hill-Rom Holdings, ... 2017 earnings conference call and webcast on Friday, November ... a.m. (EDT) and ending at approximately 8:30 a.m. (CDT) ... discussing the company,s 2017 financial performance and guidance for ... opportunities, initiatives to enhance operational performance, and long-range financial ...
(Date:9/25/2017)...   Montrium , an industry leader in ... IQPC Trial Master Files & Inspection Readiness Conference ... Clinical Services has selected eTMF Connect ... EastHORN, a leading European contract research organization (CRO), ... to enable greater collaboration with sponsors, improve compliance ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: