FortWayne.com
 
  Text size  Increase text sizeDecrease text size      
Posted on Sat. Mar. 08, 2014 - 12:15 am EDT

PEOPLE IN THE NEWS

Spider-Man hangs out with Batkid

PHOTOS
 
Click on image to view.

SAN FRANCISCO — A California boy who was treated for leukemia and became famous as “Batkid” got to spend time with another superhero after his planned appearance at the Academy Awards was cut.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says Andrew Garfield, who plays Spider-Man on the big screen, spent time Monday with 5-year-old Miles Scott and his family at Disneyland.

The two had been set to be on the Oscars broadcast the previous day, but the academy said segments sometimes have to be cut when producing a live show.

Miles battled the Riddler and Joker as Batkid last November in San Francisco. His wish was made possible by the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

His family said Miles was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 18 months old and ended treatments in June.

– Associated Press


Tuesday
Tuesday
High 63 °F
Low 46 °F
56 °F
Overcast
Sponsored by Masters Heating & Cooling, Inc.
LOCAL BUSINESS SEARCH
Local Search
STOCK SUMMARY
Dow 17050.04-21.18
Nasdaq 4501.40-4.45
S&P 500 1974.77-3.03
AEP 52.165-0.015
Comcast 53.79-0.37
GE 25.645+0.225
ITT Exelis 16.505+0.075
LNC 53.76-0.13
Navistar 32.95-1.02
Raytheon 101.64+0.75
SDI 22.575-0.205
Verizon 49.97+0.22
  Stock Sponsor