Miles Scott took a break from fighting cancer on Friday to fight crime in San Francisco, which the Make-A-Wish Foundation transformed into Gotham in Scott’s honor — a spectacle that even Hollywood was impressed by.
While thousands of citizens rallied behind the young boy in the northern California city, those who couldn’t be there — including “Hunger Games” star Elizabeth Banks, Anna Kendrick and even President Barack Obama — took to Twitter to voice their support.
Loved the Batkid story but even more unique was Lil’ Alfred. The kid who wanted to be Batman’s English butler for a day. — Ben Schwartz (@rejectedjokes) November 16, 2013
San Francisco ! You magnificent bastards. #batkid
– oliviamunn (@oliviamunn) November 15, 2013
– josh groban (@joshgroban) November 16, 2013
And the biggest honor of all — recognition from the President of the United States himself, Barack Obama:
– The White House (@WhiteHouse) November 15, 2013