Make-A-Wish -- Yes, Batkid's in Remission ... But HE STILL HAS CANCER
Make-A-WishSure, Batkid's in RemissionBut HE STILL HAS CANCER
11/19/2013 7:15 AM PT
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.