Batman chose a life of solitude ( fancy cocktails aside), helping the community via shaded ops against mega crooks. But what if Batman chose to blend in more and help not with the big-picture villains that threaten the city, but with the small things that can make or break our day on a smaller scale.
Bay Area Hero is checking exactly this. His missions is to “spread hope and promote strength in children who are suffering from life threatening medical conditions. The Hero volunteers, by visiting children at hospitals and in their homes, at fundraisers, and for other meritorious causes. … …These visits are 100% FREE of charge”
And so photographer Anna Tenne came-with to document one of his days. While any act of kindness is worth documenting, not many people can say that they’ve been helped by the caped hero. When you read some of the motivation of the Bay Area Hero it make sense:
Since the age of 3, Batman has been an inspirational hero for me, because, unlike other superheroes, he was ordinary and self-made. His only superpower was the strength of his mind and the will to act to make his world a better place through dedication, perseverance, and self-sacrifice