Flash Saves Little Boy In Real Life

Posted by xerox_kitty (15762 posts) - - Show Bio

This is a couple of weeks old by now.  It's been ReTweeted into my Twitter feed, and the story is so sweet that I just had to share it with everyone.   
 
A little boy was separated from his father at a comic con (before SDCC 2011).  Reacting as all little kids do in this situation, he freaked out & burst into tears.  The little lost soul chilled out & calmed down upon seeing his favourite superhero, The Flash!  It seems that he ran up to the DC speedster (and beautiful Justice League colleague Wonder Woman) because he recognised the hero.  
 
Any jaded 'grown ups' will just see a couple of geeks in costumes.  Personally, I see two really nice cosplayers living up to their chosen roles by helping a little boy.  But in the eyes of this little boy he was saved by real super heroes.  You don't get much sweeter than that!  Kudos to the anonymous Flash & Wonder Woman!    
 
I can't help but wonder what the guys from the Big Bang Theory would have done if it was them.  Dr Sheldon Cooper-Flash, to the rescue?

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#1 Posted by rogue_mar1e (19833 posts) - - Show Bio

I've seen this months ago on Tumblr but it's amazingly sweet <3

#2 Posted by Morgaine_Levesque (2095 posts) - - Show Bio

Oh my goodness. Cutest thing ever. 

#3 Posted by azza04 (1503 posts) - - Show Bio

awwwwww that's nice. Their costumes are awesome.

#4 Posted by CrimsonAvenger (1162 posts) - - Show Bio

What can't The Flash do?

#5 Posted by Bestostero (5618 posts) - - Show Bio

aww lol

#6 Posted by Risky (12629 posts) - - Show Bio

This article made me smile so much. Thanks for sharing, Kitty. :)

#7 Posted by RazzaTazz (9608 posts) - - Show Bio

Thats a cute story. 

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#8 Posted by CptPanda29 (211 posts) - - Show Bio

That's pretty awesome, and they said comics corrupted kids...

#9 Posted by N7 (12 posts) - - Show Bio

Daawwwww. That's so awesomely adorable. <3

Way to go Flash and Wonder Woman.

#10 Posted by ReVamp (22865 posts) - - Show Bio

Cute. lol. Nicely done. 
Personally I'd have chosen to go to the Wonder Woman :P
#11 Posted by The Poet (8335 posts) - - Show Bio

really cool story! Thanks for lets us know about this! Very uplifting!

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#12 Posted by harleyquinn12 (1767 posts) - - Show Bio

Aww how sweet!
#13 Posted by RisingBean (3863 posts) - - Show Bio

It just goes to show that we have heroes in our real world as well.  They might not save the world, but every little bit helps.
#14 Posted by danhimself (22490 posts) - - Show Bio

that's so awesome!  Way to go Flash!!!!

#15 Posted by MrUnknown (1700 posts) - - Show Bio

That's such a wonderful sto-wie!

#16 Posted by EdwardWindsor (14428 posts) - - Show Bio

Good work by the cos-players, and a cool story

#17 Posted by The Umbra Sorcerer (8141 posts) - - Show Bio

Aww That's so nice!! Kudos to the cos-players.

#18 Posted by gambitpryde1993 (160 posts) - - Show Bio

so sweet <3

#19 Posted by CellphoneGirl (18853 posts) - - Show Bio

That is so adorable <3

#20 Posted by Sylver (1554 posts) - - Show Bio

That is so cool!  A good arguement against anyone who says comics are just for entertainment :-) Hardly! they inspire too! 
 
(and on a side note, that lady makes a really epic hot WW. Most ppl can't pull it off)
#21 Posted by Primmaster64 (21138 posts) - - Show Bio

Made me shed a tear.

#22 Posted by War Killer (20129 posts) - - Show Bio

That is the coolest thing ever, I love stories like these. ^_^

#23 Posted by CurbsideProphet (1906 posts) - - Show Bio

That is one of the most beautifulest things ever.

#24 Posted by Billy Batson (57943 posts) - - Show Bio

DC 1 Marvel 0 :p

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#25 Posted by DEGRAAF (7876 posts) - - Show Bio

that is pretty cool if i was the cosplayers or the parent i would have a smile on my face for the rest of the week and would ask (if i was the father) to get a picture of my kid with those two.
#26 Posted by Clara Mass (8022 posts) - - Show Bio

Awww thats adorable!

#27 Posted by spider-man 2996 (660 posts) - - Show Bio

Such good story. It made my day!!
#28 Posted by AssertingValor (5391 posts) - - Show Bio

i want WW to save me...

#29 Posted by Izaiah (5184 posts) - - Show Bio

D'aww, that's cute xD

#30 Posted by DoomDoomDoom (4235 posts) - - Show Bio

That is adorable.
I wonder how quickly the flash found his parents.

#31 Posted by Samimista (20668 posts) - - Show Bio

This is adorable and defines the real life meaning of super hero.

#32 Posted by Iron Apollo (2191 posts) - - Show Bio

so freaking cool, and some great looking cosplayers!

#33 Posted by Joygirl (19390 posts) - - Show Bio

I read this. And then, I was all like, "awwwwwww". And still kinda am. I wanna get rescued by Flash... stupid adult-ness.

#34 Posted by ArturoCalaKayVee (11376 posts) - - Show Bio

What great people. That kid is going to remember this moment for years to come!

#35 Posted by Shanana (53023 posts) - - Show Bio

O.O I betcha this would've been a completely different article had the boy found Darksied instead.

#36 Posted by CrimsonCake (2677 posts) - - Show Bio

I think a similar event happened in brazil where a kid wearing a spider-man shirt was walking down a street and saw a women outside of her house because it was on fire and her baby was still in there.The boy then ran up to the woman and said "Don't worry Mam,I'm spider-man and I'm going to save your baby!".He then ran into the flaming house and actually rescued the baby.

#37 Posted by X9 (757 posts) - - Show Bio

: Are you serious? The lost boy think at the comic con was sweet, but that kid with Spider-Man's shirt... it's a real hero we're talking about.

It's not normal to do what he did, it takes a lot of courage...

#38 Posted by htb106 (1641 posts) - - Show Bio

that's a really nice story, I really like that,

Also wasn't there a story a few months ago in which a boy saved his entire class from being driven off of a bridge because he did something he saw in a comic book?

#39 Posted by Ms. Omega (4432 posts) - - Show Bio

AWWWWWW :)

#40 Posted by Video_Martian (5645 posts) - - Show Bio

@danhimself said:

that's so awesome! Way to go Flash!!!!

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