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10 years ago, Batkid was battling bad guys and cancer — now he's 15 and healthy

Posted on AllSides November 15th, 2023
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Make-A-Wish Foundation

Today, Miles Scott is a healthy teenager with a passion for baseball. He plays catcher for his high school in Tulelake, Calif.

"I wear all-black in baseball," Miles said. "So the dugout's always screaming 'Batkid! Batkid!'"

Ten years ago, the then-5-year-old Miles won hearts both in his hometown and around the world when he transformed into the black-clad superhero Batkid for a day, becoming an instant media sensation.

The Make-A-Wish Foundation, a non-profit that grants wishes to children who are seriously ill, partnered with the City of San Francisco to...

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