The perfect palate-cleansing treat at the end of a long, strange, adverse-selection-y week. The video below will give you the background you need; from there your best bet is to skip the news stories about this and dive straight into the social-media photo chronicles of Miles’s big day instead. The Daily Beast, BuzzFeed, and John Sexton at Breitbart all have round-ups; the San Francisco Chronicle even liveblogged it, culminating in the little guy being presented with the key to the city.
— Luza Jaramillo (@luza_jaramillo) November 15, 2013
Somehow, Make-a-Wish got 11,000 people to participate — including the president of the United States.
His leukemia’s in remission. Hope this is a golden memory for him as an old man.