'Slender Man' Stabbing Survivor Says 'Thank You'

The family of the 12-year-old survivor releases new photos thanking supporters.
2:06 | 06/24/14

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"Open Mike" is coming up. New details in the so-called slenderman stabbing. The two 12-year-old girls accused of stabbing their friend 19 times. Alex Perez has the report on the victim's recovery and the outpouring of support for her around the world. Reporter: This morning, a glimpse at that young waukesha, Wisconsin, girl, who survived a brutal and bizarre stabbing attack. Her parents protecting her identity. But releasing this picture of their daughter's hands, holding a sign with two words, thank you. She felt compelled to send a message back. I got your note. Thank you so much. Reporter: In the picture, the 12-year-old is surrounded by purple hearts. Purple, her favorite color. And in her bedroom, a local artist using the hearts to make a tree of hope. She's been able to get home. But the road to recovery is going to be a long one. Reporter: It was back on may 31st, the young girl was stabbed 19 times. The attack, prosecutors say, carried out by 12-year-old's Morgan geyser and apisa Meier. They lured her in the woods and attacked her, in hopes of meeting a fictional character they had become obsessed with, called slenderman. A bicyclist phones for help after he found her bleeding on the road. Is there any bleeding going on? Her clothing has bleeding on it. Reporter: The victim's father says their daughter has a courageous heart and is bravely recovering. Her dad and her were able to go see a Disney film. And that's Normal. Reporter: And they've gotten more than $50,000 in donations to help with the mounting medical bills. Grateful, they say, for so much good after surviving so much bad. For "Good morning America," Alex Perez, ABC news, Chicago.

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