Field Trip: “A Debate About Batkid” on Lady Clever


The following is an excerpt from my piece, “A Debate About Batkid,” as seen on Lady Clever:

Last week, a five-year-old known as “Batkid” took to the streets of San Francisco, sporting mini-muscled costume and a flowing cape. That day, while the city gamely transformed itself into Gotham, the lucky little boy got a spin in the Batmobile, saved a damsel in distress, and arrested the Riddler. This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity was provided by the Make-a-Wish Foundation,  organization that specializes in granting wishes to kids whose lives are typically about to be cut too short.

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