Miles Scott, a 5-year-old leukemia patient, got the surprise of a lifetime today when San Francisco transformed into Gotham City to fulfill his wish to be Batman for a day.
Batkid's jam-packed day of fighting crime made him the hero of Gotham City and melted hearts around the world.
From rescuing a damsel in distress to getting praise from President Obama, click through to see the seven moments from the superhero's day that restored our faith in humanity.
Way to go, Batkid!
|Rescuing a Damsel in Distress|
Batkid started his day by rescuing a damsel in distress in downtown San Francisco, which was transformed into Gotham City for the day.
|Getting in the Batmobile|
An estimated 13,000 people turned out to support Batkid in San Francisco. Many volunteered time as actors, videographers and in other roles. One person donated a Lamborghini for the day to be the Batmobile.
|Foiling the Riddler's Bank Robbery|
With the help of the San Francisco Police Department, Batkid foiled the Riddler's bank robbery and took him into custody. The U.S. Attorney's office issued a news release thanking Batkid.
After two heroic acts, it was time for Batkid to take a break and have a burger near Union Square. Even superheroes need to eat, after all.
|President Obama's Vine|
"Way to go Miles. Way to save Gotham," President Obama said in a Vine video to the young superhero. The video was the president's first ever Vine on Twitter.
Click here to see it.
|Saving Lou Seal from the Penguin|
The climax of Batkid's day was saving San Francisco Giant's mascot Lou Seal from the villainous Penguin. The Penguin locked Lou Seal up in a cage at AT&T Park, where Batkid came to his rescue.
|Key to the City|
Batkid ended the day with a ceremony at City Hall, where San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee presented him with a key to the city.
All in a day's work for Batkid.