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Make-A-Wish

Sure, Batkid's in Remission

But HE STILL HAS CANCER

11/19/2013 7:15 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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The Make-a-Wish Foundation has a message for the cold-hearted jerks who complained Batkid didn't deserve his bat-wish because he's in remission -- HOW DARE YOU?!!

If you haven't heard, Make-A-Wish really outdid itself -- turning San Francisco into Gotham City for 5-year-old cancer patient Miles Scott, who wanted to be Batman for a day.

Miles has been battling lymphoblastic leukemia since he was 20 months old, but some (heinous) people on the Internet have had the audacity to say he didn't deserve his wish because he's currently in remission.

Make-A-Wish rep Josh deBerge says that's just wrong, telling us ... "We would never penalize a child for getting better."

According to the rep, when Miles was referred to the foundation he met all three eligibility requirements: 1) a life-threatening medical condition, 2) between 2-and-a-half and 18 years old, and 3) hadn't received a wish from another wish-granting organization.

And Josh says that's all that matters.

Suck it, haters.


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31.

NEOVIZION    

There are too many morons in this country. Ignore them like I do. In remission or not. ANY kid deserves to have his wishes come true.

308 days ago
32.

La_Souris    

According to this survey, 3% got no heart.

308 days ago
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Dusty    

I think many have also forgotten that the City of San Francisco also needed him to get his wish, So much GOOD attention to the people and the city of San Francisco did much to draw attention to beautiful people living there. You go, Bat-Kid, remission or not, you fought a hard battle, the true test of a hero.

308 days ago
34.

KARMA K    

I donate to ST.JUDES, monthly,maybe if some of you are able to send even a little,it will go along way to help those sick kid's and their parent's get thru this a little easier!

308 days ago
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Jeffngina58    

My son had lymphoblastic leukemia when he was 6. He got a wish to go to Disney World world. He WAS in remission when we went. This year he turned 13 in march. On August 22 we heard the words the CANCER IS BACK. What people do not know is a lot of the time it comes back. He is currently in the hospital getting that poison in his body again. We hope he comes home by thanksgiving.

308 days ago
36.

Jeffngina58    

If anyone would like you show support for my 13 year old son battling cancer for a second time he has a website http://jeffngina58.wix.com/christophercrusade

308 days ago
37.

kitten roulaine    

He like every other child on " The -Make-A- Wish " list deserve their little wishes, I think the hub bub is because of the coverage, and with that I think it was a bit much.

308 days ago
38.

Shayli    

Too much hype or not is not the issue. Thanks to all those people who donate to Make A Wish Foundation to make BatKid dreams come true. I hope others donate to this great cause and see what this organization can and is willing to do to make a child battling with cancer or in remission forget about their disease for just one day and be a kid, their happiness is priceless.

308 days ago
39.

john flynn    

The kid deserves a break and by the way your Lawyer and the pot head are real A holes on this one.

308 days ago
40.

drm445    

Yeah Harvey, read it and weep.

308 days ago
41.

shewentwhoa    

This kid deserved his wish... To all the haters out there go F yourself.

308 days ago
42.

Casey    

It's wonderful he got his wish. he might be in remission today,but his next check-up the nightmare could return. people should stop and think what they would do it with their child before thecriticize something is wonderful as Make A- Wish

308 days ago
43.

SpitBall    

He deserves the wish anyway, just for being a kid and putting up with the nonsense of the "adult" world around him. Every kid deserves a wish come true. Why don't we all work on making it happen? Nawww, whatever. Right.

308 days ago
44.

Cheryl     

So what if he's in remission? The child has been through more in his short life than a lot of adults have. Let him have his day. All haters can do is hate.

308 days ago
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the artist formerly known as hand turkey    

What's with some people wanting to dictate what other people deserve? They don't grant wishes because the kids "deserve" it . They grant their wishes to give them an amazing life experience before they depart this world. Are people really so bitter about their own lives, they can't just be happy for a kid?

308 days ago
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