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Even though Andrew Garfield and "Batkid" Miles Scott did not present at the Oscars, the two had a great time together at Disneyland.
Josh deBerge, the National Communications Manager of Make-A-Wish of America, released a statement about the trip that Garfield, 30, and Miles took to Disneyland instead of the Oscars. "We were happy that Andrew, on his own time, drove to Anaheim on Monday to spend time with Miles and his family," deBerge said. "We understand they had a great time."
The 5-year-old boy became famous after the Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area chapter helped him become "Batkid" for a day in November and the event went viral on YouTube. Christian Bale, who played Batman in the popular Christopher Nolan series, even noticed the "Batkid" phenomenon, US Weekly reported.
Thousands of bystanders cheered on Miles while he saved San Francisco from The Penguin and The Joker. The young boy was diagnosed with leukemia at 18-months-old. After concluding treatments in June he is now in remission. Following the event going viral, he was asked to come to the Oscars with "Spider-Man" himself.
E! Online reported that the Academy Awards had to cut the portion of the show that featured both Garfield and Miles due to the nature of the live show and faulty production logistics. However, their trip to Disneyland proved to be just as much fun.
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