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Miles Scott melted the hearts of people around the world today!

Thanks to the Make-a-Wish Foundation and hundreds of volunteers, the 5-year-old’s dream of being his favorite superhero come true. The young leukemia patient morphed into Batkid for the day and turned San Francisco into a make-believe Gotham City.

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“Batkid was called into service by Police Chief Greg Suhr and spent the day zooming from one ‘crime scene’ to the next. Accompanied by an adult Batman impersonator, Batkid rescued a damsel in distress from cable car tracks, captured the Riddler as he robbed a bank, and saved the San Francisco Giants mascot — Lou Seal — from the Penguin’s clutches,” the Associated Press reported. “Batkid had a police escort worthy of a dignitary as he sped around the city in a black Lamborghini with a Batman decal, with officers blocking traffic and riding alongside him on motorcycles.”

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The memorable day even caught the attention of the President, who gave Batkid a personal shout out. “Way to go, Miles! Way to save Gotham,” Obama said in a Vine video tweeted by the White House.

Miles, who was diagnosed at 18 months old, ended his chemotherapy treatments in June. According to reports, he is now in remission.

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Everybody Loves Batkid!  was originally published on hellobeautiful.com