Thai Spider-Man Saves the Day

Let's check in with my country of ancestry, shall we? BBC News reports:

An unusual disguise has helped a Bangkok fireman rescue an eight-year-old boy who had climbed on to a third-floor window ledge, Thai police say.

The firefighter dressed up as the comic book superhero Spider-Man in order to coax the boy, who is autistic, from his dangerous perch.

My favorite part of this story is when we learn that "a remark by [the boy's] mother about his passion for comic superheroes prompted fireman Somchai Yoosabai to rush back to the station, where he kept a Spider-Man costume in his locker."

Um...what?!

Read the entire article here.

[Thanks to Narrioch at Torschlusspanik!! for this.]

1 comment:

  1. what? you don't keep a spiderman costume handy?

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