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"Way to Go, Miles!" Obama Congratulates "Batkid"

The president is just another of 5-year-old Miles' thousands of fans.



    San Francisco's — make that Gotham City's — own "Batkid" doesn't just have the rapt attention of a city awaiting his heroism. He's also got the admiration of President Barack Obama.

    The president recorded a video message Friday congratulating the country's newest superhero, who is being lauded by everybody from Mayor Ed Lee to federal prosecutors, plus plenty of fans on social media.

    "Way to go, Miles! Way to save Gotham!" the president told the California 5-year-old better known Friday to people far beyond San Francisco as Batkid.

    Check out the president's message for Miles below.