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Friday, November 15, 2013

It’s BatKid To The Rescue!

Miles gets a big hug after "rescuing" a damsel in distress. (Mike Pelton/Twitter)

Miles gets a big hug after “rescuing” a damsel in distress. (Mike Pelton/Twitter)

Miles Scott, 5, who in remission from leukemia, is having his wish to be “Batkid” granted by Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area and the city of San Francisco. If you’re on Twitter, you can follow the the hashtag #SFBatKid to see the updates, or you can watch the live stream.

Transcript

ROBIN YOUNG, HOST:

And a quick note. In San Francisco, five-year-old Miles Scott, in remission from leukemia, is Batman today thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Meghna, I think he just rescued a woman tied up on the cable car tracks.

(LAUGHTER)

YOUNG: We'll link you to pictures at hereandnow.org. We heart San Francisco. From NPR and WBUR Boston, I'm Robin Young.

MEGHNA CHAKRABARTI, HOST:

I'm Meghna Chakrabarti. Holy radio show, Batman. This is HERE AND NOW.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "BATMAN THEME") Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.


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