Batkid Miles: Celebs React to 5-Year-Old's Make A-Wish In San Francisco

Celebrity News Nov. 16, 2013 AT 12:25PM
Batkid Miles, 5 Leukemia patient Miles, 5, had his his Make-A-Wish fulfilled when he became Batkid for a day in San Francisco on Friday, Nov. 15 Credit: Trisha Leeper/WireImage

Batkid to the rescue! One little boy lived his dream of a lifetime as he became Batkid for a day in San Francisco on Friday, Nov. 15. The Make-A-Wish foundation fulfilled the dream of Miles, 5, who was diagnosed with leukemia at 18 months old, but ended his treatments in June and is now in remission. During his special day, San Francisco turned into Batman's Gotham City, and thousands of bystanders cheered as Miles saved the city from some of DC Comics' most iconic villains -- including The Joker and The Penguin. 

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During the adventure, Patricia Wilson, executive director of the Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area chapter, outlined several crimes that Miles was asked to solve before being celebrated at a special ceremony hosted by the mayor.

The heartwarming event inspired President Barack Obama to film and tweet a Vine video. "Way to go Miles, way to save Gotham!" he posted.

Batkid's crime-fighting spectacle also got the attention of several other celebrities, as the word "Batkid" began to trend via Twitter. Among those who reacted to Miles' touching story were Elizabeth Banks, Enrique Iglesias, Anna Kendrick and Nick Lachey. Read on for their reactions, and others: 

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Ben Affleck: Batkid. Best Batman ever.  #SFBatKid #MakeAWish @SFWish

Elizabeth Banks: Bit late to #BatKid, but damn if he isn't a ROCK STAR! Also, a great reminder of the amazing work done by @MakeAWish.

President Barack Obama: #FollowFriday RT @SFWish: Here he comes!!!! #SFBatkid

Craig Ferguson: San Francisco ! You magnificent bastards. #batkid

Anna Kendrick: Just read about #BatKid and I am IMMEDIATELY in tears. Go #BatKid!

Enrique Iglesias: This is amazing! #batkid saves the day! Way to go Miles!

Alyssa Milano: You can Donate here to help @MakeAWish for others come true - #batkid #SFbatkid

Nick Lachey: As a new dad, i am so moved by #batkid and by all the volunteers who are helping to bring his wish to life!! Awesome! #SFBatKid

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Olivia Munn: I love #Batkid. I'm cheering you on little man!!

Dr. Phil: Thank you #batkid for saving the day!! Way to go Miles!

Keegan Allen: #batkid is my favorite superhero.

Devon Sawa: I'm really thankful we live in a world of peace and harmony. All thanks to ......... #BatKid

Stephen Amell: No crime left to fight. Thanks #BatKid

Josh Groban: Goodnight, #batkid

Alexa Vega: #BatKid just makes my heart explode. What a little bundle of joy!

Andy Cohen: loving #Batkid and the people of San Francisco today. #WarmFuzzy

Ramona Singer: The city of San Fran and Make a Wish did an amazing thing today. Brings me to tears. #batkid

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