Make-A-Wish-Foundation

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Boy, 8, granted wish to be Yosemite ranger

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) – An 8-year-old Florida boy with a life-threatening illness has achieved his wish of becoming an honorary ranger at Yosemite National Park. Park ranger and spokesman Scott Gediman said Gabriel […]

06/04/2014

Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, right, walks with Batman before saving a damsel in distress in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013.   (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Make-a-Wish seeks mileage donations to help recipients travel

Remember when San Francisco was transformed into Gotham last year to grant the wish of a Batman-loving kindergartener who suffered from leukemia, and the city pulled out all the stops to make it a success? […]

03/31/2014

Miles Scott, 5, dressed as Batkid, waits in a Lamborghini "Batmobile" as he and Batman get ready to stop a bank robbery in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013.   (AP Photo/Bay Area News Group, Gary Reyes)

Calif. boy with leukemia becomes ‘Batkid’ for day

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Dressed in a black Batman costume, his fists clenched as he took on foe after foe around San Francisco, a 5-year-old boy who has battled leukemia for years fulfilled his wish […]

11/15/2013

Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, right, walks with Batman before saving a damsel in distress in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013.   (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

‘Batkid’ fighting crime in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Crooks beware! Batkid is fighting crime Friday on the mean streets of San Francisco. With the help of the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the city, 5-year-old Miles Scott, aka Batkid, took off […]

11/15/2013

Hurricane Sandy: the Superstorm

After Sandy, ‘a miracle’ on Minnesota Ave.

LONG BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — It’s the story of a miracle for a displaced family after Hurricane Sandy. The text from Sister Diane at St. Ignatius Martyr church was as odd as it was urgent: “A man is going to call. You must answer the phone.”

12/19/2012

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