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Make-A-Wish Foundation

San Pablo teenager Austin James, who suffers from cerebral palsy got the ride of his life on a BART train, thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. (CBS)

BART Helps Make Wish Come True For San Pablo Teenager With Cerebral Palsy

A San Pablo teenager with cerebral palsy had a very simple wish that many Bay Area commuters take for granted every day – a ride on BART.

07/24/2014

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NorCal Teen With Leukemia Gets His Wish To Go See The World Cup In Brazil

The Make-A-Wish foundation is sending a Salinas teen who suffers from leukemia to see the World Cup soccer matches in Brazil.

06/14/2014

Sam Tageson joined the San Jose Sharks for the day Tuesday. (CBS)

Day In Sharks Uniform Brings Martinez Heart Defect Survivor To Tears

It was a big night in Downtown San Jose for a Sharks fan who has been through some tough times. Sam Tageson, 17, was born with a serious heart condition. With the help of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the Sharks signed the Martinez native to a one-day contract.

03/19/2014

Leukemia survivor Miles, 5, dressed as BatKid, runs the bases as part of a Make-A-Wish foundation fulfillment at AT&T Park November 15, 2013 in San Francisco. (Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Surprise ‘Batkid’ Appearance Cut From Oscars At Last Minute

The family of Miles Scott has said the 5-year-old leukemia survivor was scheduled for a sequel, making a surprise appearance with Spiderman star Andrew Garfield, but the scene was cut, according to the International Business Times.

03/06/2014

Gotham City News broadcast of Batkid saving Gotham City on November 15, 2013. (CBS)

Philanthropists Pay Bill For SF ‘Batkid’ Fantasy

Philanthropists John and Marcia Goldman are picking up the city’s $105,000 tab for allowing Miles Scott to play the role of ‘Batkid’ in an elaborate, Make-A-Wish fantasy last year.

01/19/2014

Leukemia survivor Miles, 5, dressed as BatKid, runs the bases as part of a Make-A-Wish foundation fulfillment at AT&T Park November 15, 2013 in San Francisco. (Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Batkid Returning To San Francisco For Make-A-Wish Fundraiser

After winning hearts in San Francisco and beyond last month, “Batkid” is returning to the city this weekend for a Make-A-Wish fundraiser with the Police Department.

12/05/2013

Police escort leukemia survivor Miles, 5, dressed as BatKid, and Batman after they arrest the Riddler as part of a Make-A-Wish foundation fulfillment November 15, 2013 in San Francisco. Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area foundation turned the city into Gotham City for Miles by creating a day long event bringing his wish to be a BatKid to life. (Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Batkid Day Costs San Francisco $105,000

Much of the bill came from the big San Francisco Civic Center finale, where 5-year-old Miles Scott was given a key to the city.

11/20/2013

San Francisco Helps Miles' Wish To Be A Superhero Come True

San Francisco Police Chief Reflects On Success Of Batkid

San Francisco police Chief Greg Suhr said Monday, “It was really unbelievable. The best part about it is, although the little guy had to get sick to get better … there was no catastrophe, nobody had to die for all these people to show up to spectacularly support his victory.”

11/18/2013

Christian Bale in "The Dark Knight Rises" (credit: Warner Bros.)

Christian Bale On ‘Batkid': ‘It’s So Touching’

The actor said the way people came together to help a 5-year-old boy battling leukemia be “Batkid” for a day was “fantastic”…

11/18/2013

San Francisco Helps Miles' Wish To Be A Superhero Come True

Bay Area Sports Stars Go Batty For Batkid

San Francisco 49ers stars — and even coach Jim Harbaugh — all gave shoutouts to 5-year-old Miles Scott. The San Francisco Giants and Oakland Raiders also cheered him, along with Stanford’s baseball team among many others.

11/15/2013

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