Aurora SWAT superheroes rappel down Children’s Hospital

Aurora SWAT officers dressed in masks and capes rappelled down the side of the building, waving at the children inside.

BY MARLA KEOWN, Aurora Sentinel Photographer

AURORA, Colo. | Spiderman, Batman and other superheroes dropped by Children’s Hospital on Thursday.

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Kaley Roller, 10, nervously watches Batman rappel down the windows Aug. 14 at the Children's Hospital, Colorado. Batman, Robin, Spiderwoman and Captain America joined forces to bring smiles to patients faces with the help of Bucket List Life and the Aurora SWAT team. (Marla R. Keown/Aurora Sentinel)

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Klinsman Boakye gives a fist bump to Batman as he rappeled down the windows Aug. 14 at the Children's Hospital, Colorado. Batman, Robin, Spiderwoman and Captain America joined forces to bring smiles to patients faces with the help of Bucket List Life and the Aurora SWAT team. (Marla R. Keown/Aurora Sentinel)

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Batman rappels down the windows Aug. 14 at the Children's Hospital, Colorado. Batman, Robin, Spiderwoman and Captain America joined forces to bring smiles to patients faces with the help of Bucket List Life and the Aurora SWAT team. (Marla R. Keown/Aurora Sentinel)

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Josiah Bell watches Batman rappel down the windows Aug. 14 at the Children's Hospital, Colorado. Batman, Robin, Spiderwoman and Captain America joined forces to bring smiles to patients faces with the help of Bucket List Life and the Aurora SWAT team. (Marla R. Keown/Aurora Sentinel)

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A patient watches Batman rappel down the windows Aug. 14 at the Children's Hospital, Colorado. Batman, Robin, Spiderwoman and Captain America joined forces to bring smiles to patients faces with the help of Bucket List Life and the Aurora SWAT team. (Marla R. Keown/Aurora Sentinel)

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Captain America waits for his turn to rappel down the windows Aug. 14 at the Children's Hospital, Colorado. Batman, Robin, Spiderwoman and Captain America joined forces to bring smiles to patients faces with the help of Bucket List Life and the Aurora SWAT team. (Marla R. Keown/Aurora Sentinel)

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SWAT Officer Brad Graham keeps Spiderwoman safe as she rappels down the windows Aug. 14 at the Children's Hospital, Colorado. Batman, Robin, Spiderwoman and Captain America joined forces to bring smiles to patients faces with the help of Bucket List Life and the Aurora SWAT team. (Marla R. Keown/Aurora Sentinel)

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Spiderwoman rappels down the windows Aug. 14 at the Children's Hospital, Colorado. Batman, Robin, Spiderwoman and Captain America joined forces to bring smiles to patients faces with the help of Bucket List Life and the Aurora SWAT team. (Marla R. Keown/Aurora Sentinel)

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SWAT Officer Brad Graham helps Spiderwoman unhook her belays after rappeling down the windows Aug. 14 at the Children's Hospital, Colorado. Batman, Robin, Spiderwoman and Captain America joined forces to bring smiles to patients faces with the help of Bucket List Life and the Aurora SWAT team. (Marla R. Keown/Aurora Sentinel)

Superheros

Spiderwoman rappels down the windows Aug. 14 at the Children's Hospital, Colorado. Batman, Robin, Spiderwoman and Captain America joined forces to bring smiles to patients faces with the help of Bucket List Life and the Aurora SWAT team. (Marla R. Keown/Aurora Sentinel)

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Spiderwoman rappels down the windows Aug. 14 at the Children's Hospital, Colorado. Batman, Robin, Spiderwoman and Captain America joined forces to bring smiles to patients faces with the help of Bucket List Life and the Aurora SWAT team. (Marla R. Keown/Aurora Sentinel)

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Captain American waves to patients as he rappels down the windows Aug. 14 at the Children's Hospital, Colorado. Batman, Robin, Spiderwoman and Captain America joined forces to bring smiles to patients faces with the help of Bucket List Life and the Aurora SWAT team. (Marla R. Keown/Aurora Sentinel)

Aurora SWAT officers dressed in masks and capes rappelled down the side of the building, waving at the children inside.

Hospital spokeswoman Elizabeth Whitehead says the treat was suggested by a mother and cancer survivor.

  • Spider-Man

    aww it’s nice what they did. But Spider-Man is a man. Hence the name spider “man”. Just throwing it out there. : )

  • RA

    You were saying?

    • Spider-Man

      AURORA, Colo. | Spiderman, Batman and other superheroes dropped by Children’s Hospital on Thursday.

      They said “spiderman” not spider-woman

      you were saying? = )

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