"On the streets of San Jose, he is known by only one name: Batman." For the past year, a recent high school graduate in California has been visiting his city's homeless communities and delivering food, blankets, supplies and a smile. Now, with school out, he goes almost everyday. And he dons an elaborate handmade batman costume while he's at it. Why? "I want to draw attention to the issues that people don't like to look at," he said. "And Batman is very attention-grabbing." The streets of this Silicon Valley city are home to more than 6,000 people -- a 42% increase in the last two years. Batman knows he can't help everyone, but he does what he can, inspiring others around him. For his 19th birthday, a group of his friends surprised him by coming out to the homeless camps with him. "Anybody can do this," he said. "You don't have to be super-rich to do this. You don't have to be super old or super young. You can be whatever age. You can be anybody."

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