FROM THE ARCHIVE: A look back at when Batkid saved San Francisco

Cancer survivor Miles Scott put on his Batsuit and transformed into Batkid, saving "Gotham City" on Nov. 15, 2013.

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Batkid saves San Francisco: November 15, 2013
Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, right, walks with Batman before saving a damsel in distress in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- On November 15, 2013, "Batkid" saved San Francisco. The wish of then 5-year-old Miles Scott, who was battling leukemia, came true as he became Batman's sidekick, Batkid.

More than 16,000 volunteers helped turned Miles' "Make-A-Wish" into a reality by transforming San Francisco into "Gotham City."

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Since that eventful day, Miles appeared in the documentary called "Batkid Begins" in 2015 which spoke about Miles and his day as Batkid.

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Batkid at San Francisco's City Hall after recieving the key to the city on November 15, 2013.

Who can forget Miles' Batsuit, the Batmobile, the late San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee giving him the key to the city, as well as the huge crowds of people from all over the Bay Area cheering Miles on?

Watch the video above to watch how Miles' wish to be a superhero came to life

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