spiderman.jpgA Bangkok firefighter dressed up as the comic book superhero Spider-Man to rescue an eight-year-old boy who had climbed on to a third-floor window ledge. The unusual disguise was successfully used to coax the boy, who is autistic, from his dangerous perch.

(Photo and story from the BBC) Thanks to Grace for story tip!


  1. What a beautifully creative way to deal with a potentially fatal situation with a child with disabilities. As an educator who works with special needs children, I understand and applaud the lengths this brave man went to in order to calm and rescue this youngster!

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