Shoeshine Saint Donates $200K

Albert Elsie, 71, has donated more than $200,000 to Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.
2:07 | 06/13/13

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Finally tonight here a man shining shoes in the great proud city of pittsburgh, but it turns out he's a shining example, too, of america strong. Byron pitts on what that shoe shiner has been quietly doing for decades. He's our miracle. Reporter: He saved her family from a medical nightmare. Her 13-year-old boy injured his leg. The hospital bill was $30,000. They had no way of paying it until a stranger stepped? What an awesome man to do this for our family. We just want to thank you. Reporter: That stranger, 71-year-old albert lexie, is a shoe shine man. Albert started shining shoes for a living at 15. This is my magic stuff right here. Reporter: For the past 36 years he's given every dime of his tip money to the children's hospital of pittsburgh. He has given $200,000. He got the idea watching tell thons. We should all share the gifts we have been given. Reporter: How do you explain to do such wonderful work and be such a major force in this institution? Sorry. There's no power on earth like love, none, none as equal. Albert is that, exemplifies that in its finest, purest way. Albert says it's not about the money but his faith. That's where you get your reward, in heaven. Yep, in heaven. When you come see me you'll say hey, I know that guy. Reporter: That shoe shine guy, the man who saye was blessed with just one skill. To that he gives his all. The rest he gives away. We are also saluting albert

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