Spider-Man window washers cheer hospitalized kids

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Spider-Man, suited up and headed down the side of Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis. (Credit: Video screenshot by Leslie Katz/CNET )

Kids at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis got a Spidey-size surprise last week when they spotted none other than Spider-Man rappelling down the side of the building, with Captain America in hot pursuit.

The superhero sighting came courtesy of a few real-life superheroes — employees of the commercial window cleaning company American National Skyline who wanted to do something nice for the young patients. Rosetta Ford, an administrative assistant in the hospital’s environmental-services department, suggested costumes, so Steve Oszaniec, his son Danny Oszaniec, and Jordan Emerson suited up superhero-style, secured themselves in their window-washing safety harnesses, and started their slide down the 12-story building.

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