Young Girl Asks For Money for Her Birthday, But Not for Herself

Addie Bryan, 8, is raising money to donate to the hospital that helped her beat a rare bone disorder.
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Finally tonight, a birthday girl who wanted one gift -- a lot of money, only to give it all away, after overcoming a rare bone disorder in her legs she's now walking, running and determined to help other kids at the hospital that got her back on her feet. Tonight, why the money is rolling in. Here's ABC's John donvan. Reporter: Standing on that street corner near her home in north Texas, Addie Bryan is collecting money, because for her 8th birthday, as a present to herself, she wants to give some money away. For my birthday wish, I want to raise $8,000 for Texas scottish rite hospital. Reporter: That's a thousand for every year she's been alive, to give to the hospital where she knows there are a lot of kids wanting to get back home. I think all the kids are going to be happy and they can get out of the hospital faster. Reporter: Because she herself was born with a rare bone disease, her knees basically backwards, but years of treatment at the scottish rite hospital that, and her own pluck, literally got Addie on her feet. 'S the one that's helped probably pull us more through than the other way around. Reporter: Plus, look at this, Addie can fly down the sidewalk. Well, when her story caught the attentn of our affiliate, WFAA and "People" magazine, a lot more came in. In fact, she bagged $19,000. Wow, that's a lot of money. Reporter: And then this happened. A letter come the hospital pledging another $50,000. She has big dreams. The big donor anonymous. Her birthday wish definitely came threw. Only today, she reached that 8th birthday with a plan to try something next year. And I'm when 80. $80,000 for a girl like Addie, that should be easy. John donvan, ABC news. "Good morning America" first thing in the morning. David Muir is right back here tomorrow night. I'm Tom llamas in New York. Have a great evening. Good night.

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