San Francisco rallies for 'Batkid' Miles Scott, leukaemia survivor.
Thousands of people in San Francisco have turned out to help a boy recovering from leukaemia fulfil his wish to be Batman for a day.
Miles Scott, five, participated in events across the city including fighting mock crimes and receiving an honour from the mayor.
Make-A-Wish Foundation, which organised the event, received pledges from more than 10,000 people to lend a hand.
Miles, in treatment for several years, is now said to be in remission.
According to local television, the youngster thought he was just on his way to get a Batman costume so he could dress like his favourite superhero.
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But then he heard a broadcast from San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr appealing for help from "Batkid".
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