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‘Super Kaheem’ saves Nationals mascots Teddy and Abe

Teddy and Abe were among the mascots in need of saving from D.C.’s newest superhero.

Super Kaheem saves Teddy and Abe on the balcony of the Newseum.
C/o @Newseum on Twitter

The offseason is generally a quiet time for the Nationals’ Racing Presidents — on a normal day, they’ll wake up, have a cup of coffee, do a little training for next season, and then spend time with their respective first ladies.

Friday, however, was a drastically different day for Teddy and Abe, who found themselves trapped on the balcony of the Newseum in Washington, D.C alongside Capitals’ mascot Slapshot and D.C. United mascot Talon.

Luckily for Teddy and Abe, “Super Kaheem” was there to save the day.

“Super Kaheem”, also known as Kaheem, a five-year-old boy from Owings Mills, Maryland, who is currently battling leukemia, wished to help others using his wish from the Make-A-Wish foundation.

After recieving a letter from the “Superhero Council”, Kaheem became “Super Kaheem”, and went out to help save the city of Washington, D.C.

Super Kaheem received words of encouragement from everyone, from Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson to Vice President Joe Biden.

Earlier in the day, Kaheem saved Santa, stopped the Grinch, and helped Speaker of the House Paul Ryan find his American flag. He faced his most difficult challenge when he learned that four of D.C.’s most important mascots were trapped on the balcony of the Newseum.

The mascots issued the call for Super Kaheem to come save them. He came as soon as he heard.

Super Kaheem arrived at the scene of the crime and raced to the balcony by getting a lift from the D.C. Fire Department, then proceeded to free the mascots.

He is the hero we need, but not the one we deserve. Congrats, Super Kaheem!