I told you that was going to be amazing. For those of you who somehow missed BatKid-mania this afternoon, you can find the background on the heartwarming Make-a-Wish story that captured the attention of everyone from your mother to the president of the United States here. For the rest of you, here's a few highlights from five-year-old Miles' wish come true. You can find more on Twitter at #SFBatkid. As you'll see, the whole thing turned into a super-sized, real-time version of Caine's Arcade.
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Happy Constitution Day!
Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.